Supreme Court Ruling on Gene Patenting

I wrote a blog post on today’s Supreme Court ruling about whether genes can be patented over on my law firm’s blog.  In summary, the unanimous holding is that just because a company isolates a human gene, it cannot patent that gene.  On the other hand, synthetic genes that require extensive human manipulation can be […]

Equal Rights vs. The Supremacy Clause – Understanding what the Supreme Court DID NOT decide in Arizona v. US

Many people awaited the Supreme Court decision in Arizona v. United States with great anticipation. Now it is here, and after reading comments on various social media sites, it occurs to me, the average person doesn’t know that at no point was either Arizona or the United States arguing about whether the law is fair […]