Can You Patent Human Genes? ACLU Says No
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
The biggest concern of the biotechnology industry caused by the impending Supreme Court decision in the AMP v. Myriad Genetics case is the threat to existing patents having claims to isolated human DNA (and the DNA from other...more
On March 28, the Federal Circuit in Rubin v. General Hospital Corp. affirmed judgment by the District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissing the suit brought by Drs. Berish Rubin and Sylvia Anderson against The...more
Earlier this month, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that comes down to a single question: can human genes be patented?...more
April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- On April 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. The case centers on whether patents may be granted on...more
April 15 is a big day for biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical diagnostic companies at the Supreme Court, as justices begin a new session by hearing oral arguments in a landmark case involving the patentability of...more
The Supreme Court's grant of certiorari over the question "Are human genes patentable" had raised for many the specter of an uninformed generalist court rendering a decision containing dicta that would negatively affect...more
On November 30, 2012, the Supreme Court granted certiorari – in what portends to be one of the most impactful decisions in patent law history – to end the “gene patenting” debate, an issue that lower courts have measured over...more
On November 30, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide a case presenting the seemingly simple, but legally complex, question, “Are human genes patentable?” After Bilski v. Kappos, 130 S. Ct. 3218 (2010) and Mayo...more
Originally published in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology, November 1, 2012.
In a very important decision for the biotech industry, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently reaffirmed its holding that...more
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