Monthly Archives: June 2013

US Supreme Ct: Naturally Occurring DNA is Unpatentable Product of Nature

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that naturally occurring DNA is a product of nature and, as such, is not patentable. Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., No. 12-398 (U.S. June 13, 2013). However, according to the Court, … Continue reading

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Spanish Plant Variety Rights Litigation Continues

According to news reports, an appellate court in Granada, Spain recently affirmed a lower tribunal’s denial of a request by¬†Swiss multinational Syngenta for provisional measures against a company it claimed was infringing Syngenta’s European Community plant variety rights. Syngenta con … Continue reading

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