Unlocking the Genome: The Legal Case against Genetic Diagnostic Patents

By Tiana Leia Russell* *J.D., 2005, New York University of Law; M.A., 2009, Aarhus University Excerpt from Unlocking the Genome: The Legal Case against Genetic Diagnostic Patents , 16 Marq. Intell. Prop. L. Rev. 81 (Winter 2012) I. Introduction We are on the leading edge of a true revolution...

Certiorari Granted For A Second Time In Cancer Gene Patent Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - ( Mealey's ) Less than a year after it returned to the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals a patent lawsuit over diagnostic test kits for determining hereditary risk of breast and ovarian cancer, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday announced it will again take up the case (...