Brief for 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 as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees and Arguing for Affirmance, Association for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 689 F.3d 1303 (Fed. Cir. 2012) (No. 2010–1406).

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Joshua D. Sarnoff

DePaul University College of Law

Lori Andrews

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Date Written: December 6, 2010

Abstract

This is the brief for the AMA and other medical associations in the Federal Circuit authored by Lori Andrews and Josh Sarnoff. It addresses the ineligibility for patents of isolated discovered and claimed DNA sequences and cDNA, and the adverse consequences of granting such patents.

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

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

Suggested Citation

Sarnoff, Joshua D. and Andrews, Lori, Brief for 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 as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees and Arguing for Affirmance, Association for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 689 F.3d 1303 (Fed. Cir. 2012) (No. 2010–1406). (December 6, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2276528 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2276528

Joshua D. Sarnoff (Contact Author)

DePaul University College of Law ( email )

25 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL Cook County 60604-2287
United States
312-362-6326 (Phone)

Lori Andrews

Chicago-Kent College of Law ( email )

565 West Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661
United States

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