Intellectual property. Drug metabolite patents prompt legal battle.

Abstract

against a biotech company in a rare federal court battle over whether a specific drug test can be patented. One side says the patents apply to aspects of the human metabolism that should not become private property. The other side says such patents are vital to foster further medical advances. The outcome is likely to affect an ongoing debate over patenting… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.325_665a

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@article{Marshall2009IntellectualPD, title={Intellectual property. Drug metabolite patents prompt legal battle.}, author={Eliot Marshall}, journal={Science}, year={2009}, volume={325 5941}, pages={665} }