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Counsel Press Assists with Amicus Filing in Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics

Counsel Press assisted with the filing and service of 25 amicus briefs in this matter, which revolves around the question of patenting human DNA.

On June 13, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated patents on two genes associated with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT) on behalf of researchers, genetic counselors, patients, breast cancer and women's health groups, and medical professional associations representing 150,000 geneticists, pathologists, and laboratory professionals.

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