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Supreme Court Decides DNA Isn’t Patentable

From the Court’s Opinion:

[W]e hold that a naturally occurring DNA segment is a product of nature and not patent eligible[…]

It’s sad that one feels such surprise when the Supreme Court of the United States of America makes a decision in favor of what is obviously the right thing for anyone other than a corporate attorney. Profit always matters more than people, period. It feels exhilarating when someone powerful challenges that fact.