Wednesday, 03 July 2013 15:31

ISOLATED DNA SEQUENCES ARE NOT PATENTABLE

Those of us who have been waiting with bated breath for the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on gene patents in the case of Myriad can now exhale.  The Court issued its opinion this morning, in which, as we predicted, they held that cDNA is patentable subject matter, but “isolated DNA” derived from genomic DNA is not patentable.

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