May 22, 2013
Has Science Outgrown Patents?
David Galloway, ABC News
A legal tussle in the US Supreme Court over who can own gene patents like the breast cancer gene has raised fundamental questions about what can be owned.
While the combatants – the Association for Molecular Pathology and Myriad Genetics – hone their arguments, the rest of us should pause to consider how we got here and whether it's time to change the law.
TAGGED: Patents, Supreme Court, Gene Patents