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SCOTUS could strike an 'uneasy compromise' for Myriad

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As the US Supreme Court on 15 April wrestled with whether patents involving human genes are needed to incentivize investment in R&D or if claims lock up inventions and prevent research and new uses, the justices turned to analogies using baseball bats, Amazon trees and even the ingredients of baking a chocolate chip cookie to help them flesh out the debate.



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