Tag: patents

No Stem Cell or Human Patenting!

I never understood why patents were ever allowed for embryonic stem cells. They are not human inventions. They — like genes — are naturally occurring. Accordingly, the European courts have rejected stem cell patents....

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Human Gene Test Not Patentable?

By Wesley J. Smith, J.D., Special Consultant to the CBC A patent is allowed if something is a human invention. Naturally occurring elements and entities should therefore, not be patentable. And now, the Supreme Court has...

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