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Feature: The Changing Role of IP in Genomics
Recent court decisions have overturned previous rulings about genetic patents, but other intellectual property regimes are already taking their place.
Online Feature: Top US court blocks patents on breast cancer genes
All nine members of the US Supreme Court have ruled that isolated genetic material cannot be patented – unless the material is markedly different to what exists in nature.