gene patents

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Ensure 'Open Access' to Genetic Data

Anna George | The Conversation | May 10, 2013

Public investment in the Human Genome Project was expected to deliver a global public good that would help generate scientific breakthroughs. But open access to our genetic blueprint is a precondition to achieving this and gene patenting ... Read More »

Killing Gene Patents Could Revitalize Biotech

Daniela Hernandez | Wired | June 14, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that naturally occurring genes can’t be patented looks, on the surface, like terrible news for biotech companies. Read More »

Supreme Court says Human Genes Cannot be Patented

Editor | Associate Press | June 13, 2013

The Supreme Court says companies cannot patent human genes, a decision that could profoundly affect the medical and biotechnology industries. Read More »