At Appeals Hearing, Myriad Outlines Stance on BRCA IP Rights for Whole-Genome Sequencing | GenomeWeb

Originally published April 4.

This article has been updated with additional comments from Duke University's Robert Cook-Deegan.

By Turna Ray

Pressured by questioning
from three federal circuit judges, Myriad’s legal counsel said in court this week that whole-genome sequencing that doesn’t involve an isolation step enabling specific investigation of BRCA mutations would not infringe the company's patents related to its flagship BRACAnalysis test.

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