Other Decisions Decision 12-398 (13/06/2013)
Authority: Supreme Court (USA)
Subject: The Supreme Court found that a naturally occurring DNA segment is a product of nature and not patent eligible merely because it has been isolated. At the same time, the Court found that a synthetic or man-made DNA molecule is patent eligible because it is not naturally occurring
Parties: Association for Molecular Pathology et al. v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., et al.
Original language: English
Classification: Freedoms - Art. 17 Right to property