Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Gene Patent Case

by jeeg 5. April 2011 05:09
An appeals court here heard arguments Monday in a high-profile case on whether human genes can be patented -- a case whose outcome could have far-reaching effects on genetic testing at the onset of the era of personalized medicine. A panel of three appeals court judges on the U.S. Court of Ap... [More]

ACLU, PUBPAT And U.S. Solicitor General In Federal Appeals Court Today Challenging Patents On Human Genes Linked To Breast Cancer

by jeeg 5. April 2011 05:05
The American Civil Liberties Union, Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT) and U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal were in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. today urging the court to uphold a lower court ruling that patents on two human genes are illegal. "The hu... [More]
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