Federal Judge invalidates Myriad’s DNA patent sequence claims

In the Southern District of New York on March 29, 2010, a District Court Judge rejected the prevailing opinion on the patentability of DNA sequences.  The Public Patent Foundation and the ACLU sued in 2009 to challenge certain claims in Myriad Genetics Inc.’s breast cancer patents (5,747,282, 5,837,492, 5,693,473, 5,709,999, 5,710,001, 5,753,441, 6,033,857). The plaintiffs

Malted Beverages, Marijuana Ballot Initiatives

Initiatives are at this time being pushed to change the way Coloradans buy beer, liquor and marijuana. Initiative 48, set to go before the Title Setting Board on April 7th this year would allow grocers and convenience stores to sell full strength beer – instead of the 3.2 beer currently allowed – wine and spirits.