'The Genome Defense' Brings Myriad Battle To Life

By Dani Kass (October 27, 2021, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The realization that private companies could get patents on genes deeply disturbed ACLU attorneys, enough that it pushed them to learn patent law for the first time and persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to ban the practice. In a new book, University of Utah law professor Jorge Contreras opens the door for lay people to care about the intricacies of that case, while providing enough depth to keep patent lawyers interested....

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