Experts from Rutgers-Camden: Human Gene Patent

Experts from Rutgers-Camden: Human Gene Patent

The Supreme
Court unanimously ruled Thursday that human genes cannot be patented, but
agreed that a synthetic version of the gene material may be patented. The
following expert from Rutgers–Camden is available to discuss the implications
of the decision.

MICHAEL CARRIER, a professor of law
at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden, is a leading authority in antitrust,
copyright, patent, and innovation law. He is the author of Innovation for the 21st Century: Harnessing the Power of Intellectual
Property and Antitrust Law
(Oxford University Press, 2009).        


Online bio:

Media Contact: Ed Moorhouse
(856) 225-6759