Marylee Jenkins and Kristi Nicholes Burton Author Article in the Landslide

Arent Fox Intellectual Property partner Marylee Jenkins and attorney Kristi Nicholes Burton co-authored an article in the Landslide, a publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, entitled “Isolated DNA Compositions are not Patent Eligible”.

In the article, Marylee and Kristi highlight patent protection and enforcement in the biotechnology industry as it continues to develop and evolve.

“Since patents were first granted on DNA molecules, there has been extensive controversy over their patentability due to the nature of the technology, particularly as it relates to human DNA molecules. It is, therefore, not surprising that a challenge to the patent eligibility of DNA molecules eventually appeared before the courts.”

To read the entire article, click here.


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