Re: Copyright of DNA

From: Mark Lemley <MLEMLEY[_at_]mail.law.utexas.edu>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 11:02:02 -0500

Harold Federow <hfederow[_at_]u.washington.edu> wrote:
>
> I'm not sure how many patents have been issued on human, or other,
> DNA, but I do believe they are out there. You might post this on
> patent-l, the patent list.
>


Thomas et al, Ownership of the Human Genome, 380 Nature 387 (April 4, 1996) provide statistics that indicate that 1,175 patents were issued worldwide covering human DNA between 1980 and 1995.

Mark Lemley
Assistant Professor, University of Texas School of Law Of Counsel, Fish & Richardson, P.C.
mlemley[_at_]mail.law.utexas.edu Received on Mon Sep 23 1996 - 16:11:46 GMT

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