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Case Probes What's Fair Game in the Search for New Drugs

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Science  08 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5719, pp. 174
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5719.174

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This month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a patent case that could alter the ground rules for intellectual property claims across many areas of basic research.