Patentability of Isolated DNA will be decided by the Supreme Court
- Robert W. Esmond, Ph.D. & Eric K. Steffe
- Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
On November 30, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the Federal Circuit decision inAssociation for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, holding that isolated human genes are patent-eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101. The question under review is whether human genes are patentable. Download the PDF to review our client alert.