Patenting Life Material

August 15, 2011

While the headlines focused on the debt crisis, credit ratings, and the stock market, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - the highest patent court in the land - handed down a monumental decision that produced a huge sigh of relief from the biotechnology industry in this country. In fact, this decision likely impacts each one of us individually. Jay Kesan explains in this week's Legal Issues in the News.