Tomorrow Morning on NPR: BIO, ACLU Discuss Gene Patenting

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Good afternoon IPers:  BIO’s Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property, Hans Sauer, Ph.D., J.D.,  will participate in an hour-long segment on gene patenting on NPR tomorrow from 10-11am.

The host of On Point, Tom Ashbrook, will discuss gene patenting in the context of the ACLU/Myriad lawsuit with Hans and Chris Hansen, senior national staff counsel at the ACLU (http://www.aclu.org/national-security/chris-hansen-senior-national-staff-counsel).

You can listen from your desk at http://www.wbur.org/listen.  Callers will have the opportunity to ask questions after the first 20 minutes.

If you’re interested in the topic, you can find background material on gene patenting at http://bio.org/ip/genepat/ and our amicus brief in the ACLU lawsuit is posted at http://bio.org/ip/amicus/documents/BIOAmicusBriefACLU-Myriad12-09.pdf.

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