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Senate push to ban gene patents [Australia]by Adam CresswellThe AustralianAugust 1st, 2009A bid to halt the patenting of human genes will be launched before an Australian Senate committee next week.
The Gene Hunt: Should Finders Be Keepers?[Quotes CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]by Lynne PeeplesScientific AmericanJuly 31st, 2009A lawsuit filed against Myriad Genetics questions the ethics of gene patents.
Academic urges ban on patenting of human genesby Danielle CroninCanberra TimesJuly 24th, 2009An Australian academic has called for a ban on gene patents, warning these can stifle research that may produce cures for deadly diseases.
University, Myriad seek dismissal of gene patent suitby Tom HarveySalt Lake City TribuneJuly 22nd, 2009The University of Utah and Myriad Genetics have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit from gene research groups and others who are seeking to overturn the practice of granting patents on human genes.
Interview with "Body Shopping" authorby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesJune 26th, 2009RH Reality Check interviews British author and activist Donna Dickenson.
Patenting human genes thwarts research, scientists sayby Robert S. BoydMcClatchy NewspapersJune 3rd, 2009Rapid advances in biology and genetics are raising fresh concerns about the spreading practice of patenting human genes.
The fight for our genes heads to court[Editorial; Cites CGS's Marcy Darnovsky]San Francisco ChronicleMay 23rd, 2009Human gene patents are crippling scientists and restricting patients
ACLU Lawsuit Says Gene Patents are Unconstitutionalby Marcy DarnovskyBiopolitical TimesMay 13th, 2009A legal challenge that could change the shape of the biotechnology industry.
Statement of support for legal challenge against patents on breast cancer genesMay 12th, 2009CGS applauds the efforts of the ACLU and the Public Patent Foundation to challenge the patents that have been granted on breast cancer genes.
Cancer Patients Challenge the Patenting of a Geneby John SchwartzNew York TimesMay 12th, 2009Cancer patients, researchers, and public interest groups are challenging the decision to grant a patent on a gene related to breast cancer.
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