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Controversy Brews over Patenting Laws of Nature

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Controversy Brews over Patenting Laws of Nature

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Controversy Brews over Patenting Laws of Nature

Controversy Brews over Patenting Laws of Nature

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The Supreme Court hears a rare patent case this week. It involves the patenting of a common medical test, and has some asking whether the patent office has gone too far.

Guest:

Robin Feldman, professor of law; director, Hastings' Law and Bioscience Project; University of California Hastings College of the Law