New patent law to impact Minnesota

No patents allowed for human embryos A ban on the issuing of U.S. patents on human embryos was enacted into law on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.[See www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news.] The pro-life policy was enacted as part of the “America Invents Act” bill (H.R. 1249) and could have a direct impact on researchers involved in clone-and-kill activities at …

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Ban on Human Embryo Patents Culminates 8-Year NRLC Effort

WASHINGTON (September 16, 2011) – A ban on the issuing of U.S. patents on human embryos was enacted into law today – the culmination of an eight-year effort in which National Right to Life played a key role. The pro-life policy was enacted as part of a bill called the “America Invents Act” (H.R. 1249).  …

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