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Justice Department Questions Patentability of DNA-Based Drugs, Diagnostics
November 2, 2010
Potentially undermining decades of intellectual patent law precedent, the Justice Department has told a federal appeals court it agrees with a lower court’s ruling that isolated DNA within human genes is not patentable, a move that could impact drug and diagnostic companies.
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