Patent Bill Could Make Some Gene Tests Safe from Infringement Suits | GenomeWeb

By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A new amendment to the patent reform bill in the US House of Representatives would enable patients to receive second opinions on the results of patented diagnostic genetic tests from alternate providers by enabling those testers to use the intellectual property and be protected from standard infringement suits.

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