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IPFS News Link • Bioterrorism

Judge strikes fear into biotech industry with nullification of patents on human genes BRCA1

• Mike Adams
The mere act of conceiving a child makes you a patent law violator - a criminal engaged in genetic piracy under U.S. law. This may sound patently absurd, if you’ll excuse the expression, but it is precisely what has been held as true under current U.S. patent law...Fortunately, things are beginning to shift. Earlier this week, a federal judge struck down patents on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.