Stem-cell inventions cannot be patented

“The use of human embryos for industrial or commercial purposes is a very controversial and sensitive subject. Stem-cell researchers all over the world are attempting to patent their discoveries, and the ethics and legalities of this were examined recently by the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) …” (more)

[John Savage, Irish Medical Times, 3 April]

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