Paul M. Rivard discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in the Myriad case in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

June 19, 2013

Mr. Rivard discusses Association for Molecular Pathology et al. v. Myriad Genetics Inc. et al., a case involving the eligibility of Myriad’s patent claims to isolated DNA encoding BRCA 1 polypeptides, in a Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News article titled, “A Myriad of Winners: Industry stands to benefit from Supreme Court gene-patenting decision.” The Court held that natural isolated DNA is not patent-eligible, while synthetically made complementary DNA (cDNA) is patent-eligible.

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Posted: June 19, 2013