Supreme Court Tackles Case of Patent Law, Human Genetics

PBS Newshour

The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether biotech company Myriad Genetics can patent a gene associated with breast cancer.  Jeffrey Brown gets details from National Law Journal’s Marcia Coyle, and viewpoints from Ellen Matloff of Yale Cancer Center, a plaintiff in the case, and Kevin Noonan, an intellectual property attorney.

Biotech Industry at Stake in Human Gene Patent Decision  Bloomberg

U.S. justices wary of wide human gene patent ruling  Reuters