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Ruling Upholds Gene Patent In Cancer Test 173

diewlasing writes with a report in the New York Times which begins: "In a closely watched case, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that genes can be patented, overturning a lower court decision that had shocked the biotechnology industry." Techdirt has some insightful commentary on the ruling.
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Ruling Upholds Gene Patent In Cancer Test

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