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Federal judge injects some sanity into human gene patents by rejecting two

March 30, 2010


According to the NYTimes, a federal judge has invalidated two patents on human genes, claiming that the patents were “improperly granted” because they involved a “law of nature.” While this decision is certain to be appealed by patent owner Myriad Genetics, it has the potential to drive widespread changes throughout the biotech industry. Patent law […]