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Association for Molecular Pathology et al. v. Myriad Genetics Inc. et al.

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Headlines,Supreme Court/courts

http://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/12-398

Unanimous Supreme Court decision that parts of human genes as naturally occurring phenomena cannot be patented by corporations.  The decision reversed three decades of patent awards.  From the Legal Information Institute of Cornell University