DNA patents and Diagnostics: Not a Pretty Picture

  title={DNA patents and Diagnostics: Not a Pretty Picture},
  author={Julia Carbone and E Richard Gold and Bhaven N. Sampat and Subhashini Chandrasekharan and Lori Knowles and Misha Angrist and Robert Cook-Deegan},
  booktitle={Nature Biotechnology},
volume 28 number 8 august 2010 nature biotechnology Company3 that a researcher must do more than identify that a class of compounds has a certain effect: he or she must actually describe what those compounds are. This effectively eliminated the award of patents over basic research, requiring, instead, that the inventor “actually perform the difficult work of ‘invention’—that is, conceive of the complete and final invention with all its claimed limitations—and disclose the fruits of that effort… CONTINUE READING
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