Brief for Amici Curiae American Medical Association, American Society of Human Genetics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Embryology, and the Medical Society of the State of New York in Support of Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss and in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment, Association for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 702 F.Supp.2d 181 (S.D.N.Y. 2010) (09 Civ. 4515).
30 Pages Posted: 8 Dec 2017
Date Written: August 27, 2009
This is the brief submitted in the S.D. N.Y. on behalf of the AMA and other medical associations by Lori Andrews, Amy Katz, and Joshua Sarnoff. It addresses the ineligibility for patents of isolated DNA and cDNA, and the adverse medical consequences of granting such patents.
Keywords: patent, subject matter eligiblity, medical care, cDNA, isolated DNA
JEL Classification: K11, K20, K21, K30, N00, H41, O30, O31, O34, O38
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