UPDATE: Appeals Court Decides Isolated DNA Patentable, Myriad's Analytical Method Claims Not

The appeals court decided that isolated gene sequences do not occur naturally and are therefore patentable, but invalidated Myriad's method claims that describe "comparing" or "analyzing" DNA sequences, deeming them abstract, mental steps.

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