Supreme Court will take another look at human gene patents

12/3/2012 | ScienceMag.org

The U.S. Supreme Court will once again look at the issue of whether human genes are "patent-eligible" material after it issued a writ of certiorari to a group of plaintiffs involved in a breast cancer-genes patent case. The dispute was filed on behalf of a clinician who wants to examine people for breast cancer genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 without a license from Myriad Genetics, which owns the patents for those genes.

View Full Article in:

ScienceMag.org

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC