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SCOTUS: Genes (in their Natural State) Not Patentable

(David Post)The Supreme Court today issued its much-awaited decision in the Myriad Technologies case.  At issue in the case were Myriad’s patents on  the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes — genes which are important genetic markers for determining susceptibility to breast cancer.  Myriad discovered “the precise location” of the two genes (on chromosomes 17 and 13), and [...]

Via Volokh Conspiracy

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