Supreme Court rules against gene patents.

@article{Kuehn2013SupremeCR,
  title={Supreme Court rules against gene patents.},
  author={Bridget M Kuehn},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2013},
  volume={310 4},
  pages={357-9}
}
The US Supreme Court’s much awaited decision in mid-June that naturally occurring genes cannot be patented immediately sent waves through the market for genetic testing. Within hours, competitors of Myriad Genetics, which had held a monopoly for nearly 2 decades on genetic testing for cancer-related mutations in the tumorsuppressing genes BRCA1 and BRCA2… CONTINUE READING