John Kerr posted in blastocyst • Court of Justice of the European Union • intellectual property • patents • stem cell research • stem cells on October 19th, 2011.
Europe’s highest court has made a landmark ruling preventing the patenting of research techniques that use stem cells. The move has disappointed scientists who claim that commercial investors will abandon stem cell research if they cannot patent the results. The specific ruling is defined as: “A process which involves removal of a stem cell from […]
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