Tag: Gene Sequencing

Patent Laws On Genes & Gene Sequencing

A gene can be referred to as a unit of hereditary information occupying a fixed position on a chromosome[1]. Scientists consider genes as a person’s book of life containing insights and information about her character. Many even consider that one’s genetic code can contain vital information about that person’s future. Such considerations and conceptualisations are … Continue reading Patent Laws On Genes & Gene Sequencing

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Patentability of Genes, Gene Sequencing & DNA based Primers

Patents have been granted in various biotechnology fields such as genetically engineered plants, human genetic sequencing, recombinant DNA molecule, diagnostic kits, stem cells, isolated nucleic acid encoding a gene and DNA related inventions such as preparing vectors, primers etc, but it was not the same before genetically engineered microorganism was granted a patent first. The … Continue reading Patentability of Genes, Gene Sequencing & DNA based Primers

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