Brief for Amici Curiae American Medical Association, American Society of Human Genetics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Embryology, and the Medical Society of the State of New York in Support of Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss and in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment, Association for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 702 F.Supp.2d 181 (S.D.N.Y. 2010) (09 Civ. 4515).

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Joshua D. Sarnoff

DePaul University College of Law

Lori Andrews

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Amy Katz

Independent

Date Written: August 27, 2009

Abstract

This is the brief submitted in the S.D. N.Y. on behalf of the AMA and other medical associations by Lori Andrews, Amy Katz, and Joshua Sarnoff. It addresses the ineligibility for patents of isolated DNA and cDNA, and the adverse medical consequences of granting such patents.

Keywords: patent, subject matter eligiblity, medical care, cDNA, isolated DNA

JEL Classification: K11, K20, K21, K30, N00, H41, O30, O31, O34, O38

Suggested Citation

Sarnoff, Joshua D. and Andrews, Lori and Katz, Amy, Brief for Amici Curiae American Medical Association, American Society of Human Genetics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Embryology, and the Medical Society of the State of New York in Support of Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss and in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment, Association for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 702 F.Supp.2d 181 (S.D.N.Y. 2010) (09 Civ. 4515). (August 27, 2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2276525 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2276525

Joshua D. Sarnoff (Contact Author)

DePaul University College of Law ( email )

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Lori Andrews

Chicago-Kent College of Law ( email )

565 West Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661
United States

Amy Katz

Independent ( email )

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