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General statements and rulings against gene patents

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Jonas Salk developed the vaccine for polio, and when asked who he felt should own the patent for the vaccine, he famously replied, "well, the people, I would say. There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?"[1]

A German Patent court overturned the patenting of stem cells, concluding that human tissues should not be patented.[2]

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