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MBHB Partner Kevin Noonan Quoted in NBCNews.com Article Entitled, "Patients, industry both winners in Supreme Court DNA ruling"

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Dr. Kevin E. Noonan is quoted in a June 13, 2013 NBCNews.com article entitled, “Patients, industry both winners in Supreme Court DNA ruling.” The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 13, 2013 that human DNA cannot be patented, opening the door for dozens of researchers trying to market newer and better tests that will tell people about their risks for a range of illnesses from cancer to heart disease. But the unanimous ruling left in place protections for the biotechnology industry and methods used to make drugs based on engineered DNA. View the article