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Patents on Human Genes: An Analysis of Scope and Claims


Jordan Paradise


Seton Hall University - School of Law

Lori Andrews


Chicago-Kent College of Law

Timothy R. Holbrook


Emory University School of Law

2005

Science, Vol. 307, 2005

Abstract:     
There is significant domestic and international opposition to gene patents based on the fact that gene patents deter medical research and health care, as well as the policy position that genes are an inherent product of nature. Yet, equally troubling is the fact that gene patents have been issued by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office that are problematic with respect to existing federal patent law. The authors of this Policy Forum describe their study, which examined issued gene patents covering a variety of genetic diseases and described ways in which many claims fell short of USPTO patentability requirements.

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Keywords: United States Patent & Trademark Office, patent, claim, gene

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Date posted: April 24, 2006 ; Last revised: June 18, 2013

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Paradise, Jordan and Andrews, Lori and Holbrook, Timothy R., Patents on Human Genes: An Analysis of Scope and Claims (2005). Science, Vol. 307, 2005. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=897510

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Jordan K. Paradise (Contact Author)
Seton Hall University - School of Law ( email )
One Newark Center
Newark, NJ 07102-5210
United States
Lori Andrews
Chicago-Kent College of Law ( email )
565 West Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661
United States

Timothy Richard Holbrook
Emory University School of Law ( email )
1301 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322
United States
404-712-0353 (Phone)

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