U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patenting – NYTimes.com

Finally, some good news. This issue affects all of us, and it relates to both intellectual property law and biomedical ethics.

So, yay.

Reversing a longstanding policy, the federal government said on Friday that human and other genes should not be eligible for patents because they are part of nature.

via U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patenting – NYTimes.com.

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