The Future of Gene Patents and the Implications for Medicine
173 JAMA Internal Medicine 1569, Sept. 2013
2 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2013 Last revised: 25 Sep 2013
Date Written: September 23, 2013
The Supreme Court decision in Myriad Genetics struck down the patenting of human genomic DNA. What will this mean for genetic testing and medicine, more broadly?
Keywords: gene, genetic, patent, intellectual property, myriad, amp, medicine, BRCA, cancer
JEL Classification: K00, K11, O3, O34
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