Courts need to be the keepers of the Constitution. But the Federal Circuit has failed its duty in the current battle over the patentability of isolated genes and gene sequences that are crucial to the fight against breast and ovarian cancer.
First some history.
The BRCA genes, which contain proteins that inhibit tumor growth, currently occupy center stage in the legal fight over the patentability of isolated genes and gene sequences.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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