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From: "Robert Paine" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] US says no patents on genes
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 15:01:56 -0700
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I am inclined to believe that if you discovered it you should have the
ability to make a profit. If unable to receive a patent, I would keep my
discovery secret and go straight to a drug company on a % of profits deal. I
don't think I would publish my discovery.

RPaine

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Hollenbeck" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 12:47 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] US says no patents on genes


> Makes sense to me. If you didn't invent it, why should you be allowed to
> patent it - particularly
> if it's found in someone elses genome!
>
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 11:53 AM, steven perkins <>
> wrote:
>
>> >From the NY Times
>>
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/30/business/30drug.html?_r=2
>>
>>
>> --
>> Steven C. Perkins
>> http://stevencperkins.com/
>> Online Journal of Genetics and Genealogy
>> http://jgg-online.blogspot.com/
>> Steven C. Perkins' Genealogy Page
>> http://stevencperkins.com/genealogy.html
>> Steven C. Perkins' Genealogy Blog
>> http://scpgen.blogspot.com/
>>
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