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Appeared in: Volume 5, Number 1
Published on: September 1, 2009
The Battle to Patent Your Genes

A legal showdown looms over the corporations that want to own our DNA.

Marcy Darnovsky and Jesse Reynolds are, respectively, associate executive director and policy analyst at the Center for Genetics and Society (www.geneticsandsociety.org). The Center endorsed the ACLU/Public Patent Foundation lawsuit challenging the BRCA genes and the 2007 Genomic Research and Accessibility Act.

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