Was the Myriad Decision a ‘Surgical Strike’ on Isolated DNA Patents, or Does it Have Wider Impacts?

36(12) Nature Biotechnology 1146

6 Pages Posted: 27 Jun 2019 Last revised: 18 Sep 2019

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Mateo Aboy

LML, University of Cambridge

Cristina Crespo

University of Cambridge

Kathleen Liddell

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

John Liddicoat

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law; University of Tasmania

Matthew Jordan

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Date Written: December 6, 2018

Abstract

Five years later, what are the wider impacts of the US Supreme Court’s Myriad decision on subject-matter eligibility and patent prosecution for nature-based products beyond isolated DNA?

Keywords: patents, gene patents, Myriad, wider impacts, DNA, markedly different, naturally occurring compounds, empirical, Biotechnology, US

Suggested Citation

Aboy, Mateo and Crespo, Cristina and Liddell, Kathleen and Liddicoat, Johnathon and Jordan, Matthew, Was the Myriad Decision a ‘Surgical Strike’ on Isolated DNA Patents, or Does it Have Wider Impacts? (December 6, 2018). 36(12) Nature Biotechnology 1146, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3409772

Mateo Aboy

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Cristina Crespo

University of Cambridge ( email )

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Cambridge, CB2 1TN
United Kingdom

Kathleen Liddell

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

Johnathon Liddicoat (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

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University of Tasmania ( email )

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Australia

Matthew Jordan

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

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