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MBHB Partner Paul Berghoff Quoted in Voice of America Article Entitled, "US High Court: Human Genes Not Patentable"

Paul H. BerghoffJune 13, 2013

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Paul H. Berghoff is quoted in a June 13, 2013 Voice of America article entitled, “US High Court: Human Genes Not Patentable.” The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 13, 2013 that companies cannot patent human genes in their natural state. Patients’ rights groups are calling the decision a victory. The court, however, left room to protect patents on key biotechnology applications. View the article