Supreme Court Court Pick and Science Nature News examines how the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Supreme Court could affect scientific agencies. Mayo Tells Supreme Court Congress Should Clarify Patent Eligibility Confusion in Diagnostics Premium Athena and its supporters have asked the Supreme Court to clarify patent eligibility, but Mayo recently countered that this is a job for legislators. Bit of Uncertainty The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Life Technologies in DNA Kit Component Case The Thermo Fisher subsidiary is not liable to Promega in the US for selling infringing forensic DNA kits in Europe, containing US-manufactured Taq polymerase. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Life Technologies, Promega Infringement Case Premium The case is being framed as either upholding a strong patent regime or dealing a blow to US-based manufacturing as part of the global supply chain. Aug 19, 2014 GeneDx Files IPR Petitions at USPTO against 11 Patents at Issue in Myriad Lawsuit Dec 18, 2013 Myriad Highlights Benefits of Multi-Gene Hereditary Cancer Testing at SABCS; Outlines MyRisk Plan Premium Jun 19, 2013 Innovation Boom or Bust? Industry Gauges Impact of SCOTUS Ruling on Gene Patents Premium Jun 19, 2013 With New BRCA Testing Options, Patient Groups Advise Women to Speak to Genetics Expert, Share Reports Premium Jun 13, 2013 US Supreme Court Strikes Down Gene Patents but Allows Patenting of Synthetic DNA Apr 17, 2013 SCOTUS Justices Struggle to Draw Line between Isolated DNA, cDNA in Gene Patent Hearing Premium Apr 15, 2013 US Supreme Court Hears Arguments For, Against Gene Patents Feb 20, 2013 Plaintiffs Challenging Myriad's Aussie BRCA Patent Will Appeal Federal Court's Dismissal of Case Premium Dec 3, 2012 US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Myriad Patent Case Again Dec 3, 2012 Analysts Provide Mixed Views on Myriad After Supreme Court Agrees to Rehear Patent Case Sep 25, 2012 ACLU Files for Second Supreme Court Review of Myriad's Gene Patents Aug 22, 2012 Federal Circuit Judges Considered USPTO Policy, Industry Impact in Ruling on Myriad's Gene Patents Premium Aug 16, 2012 Appeals Court Affirms Isolated DNA Patents in Myriad Case Jul 20, 2012 Circuit Court Re-hears Myriad Case in Wake of Prometheus Ruling Mar 26, 2012 Supreme Court Bounces Myriad BRCA Gene Patent Case Back to Appeals Court for Review Mar 20, 2012 Supreme Court Strikes Down Prometheus Patents Feb 20, 2012 Supreme Court Considering Taking on Gene Patents Case Dec 8, 2011 ACLU, PubPat Seek Supreme Court Review of Myriad Lawsuit Dec 8, 2011 Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Mayo-Prometheus Case Oct 13, 2011 ACLU, PUBPAT to Ask Supreme Court to Take up Gene Patenting Case Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.