PBS NewsHour

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Genes Cannot Be Patented

Clip: 06/13/2013 | 8m 39s

In an unanimous decision, the Supreme Court justices ruled that a company cannot patent an isolated human gene. To look at the implications of the decisions and its impact for patients and medical research, Judy Woodruff talks to Todd Dickinson of the American Intellectual Property Law Association and Sandra Park of the ACLU.

Aired: 06/13/13

Rating: NR

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