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European Court of Justice Rejects Stem-Cell Patents

March 12th, 2011 03:03 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

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ianare writes “The European Court of Justice Friday issued a preliminary opinion that procedures involving human embryonic stem cells are not patentable — even if the process in question does not involve the direct destruction of embryos — because they are tantamount to making industrial use of human embryos, which ‘would be contrary to ethics and public policy.’”

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