MBHB Partner Kevin Noonan Authors Opinion Article Entitled, “Ignore the DNA Patent Scaremongers”

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Dr. Kevin E. Noonan authored a June 10, 2013 opinion article published in the online edition of U.S. News & World Report entitled, “Ignore the DNA Patent Scaremongers.” Does patenting DNA – specifically isolated human DNA – spur innovation, improve health and contribute to a better future? Thirty years of medical biotechnology breakthroughs support a strongly affirmative “yes.” But you wouldn’t know it if you’ve been following the debate about patenting human genes in a lawsuit sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union against Myriad Genetics, Inc. View the article