Refractive Index – To patent or not to patent?

Refractive Index – To patent or not to patent?

Feature, July 1st 2013

Patenting human genetic sequences has been going on for decades, and has allowed biotech companies all over the world to monopolise the market for genetic testing. But, for better or worse, a the recent ruling of the US Supreme Court has changed the way such genetic material can be patented.

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