Genetic Patenting Cases Remind Us of the Importance of Scientific Law Experts at Adli Law Group, P.C.
This year's Supreme Court ruling on genetic patenting illustrates the ways patent, trademark and IP laws affect all of our lives, says Dariush Adli, Ph.D.
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Though well-known as the patent attorney Los Angeles business professionals trust, Adli Law Group, P.C. is also at the forefront of business law around the globe. The firm's patent, trademark and IP litigation attorney team combines large firm experience and credentials with cost-effectiveness and a unique level of personalized attention and care that benefits companies of all sizes. Their founding attorney, Dariush Adli, Ph.D, is the entertainment lawyer Los Angeles film and television artists look to for legal counsel, yet, due to contributions in the fields of physics, engineering and patent law, his advice is particularly sought out among those in the science community.
While Adli Law Group, P.C. is revered for their impeccable skill and legal insights in the world of business, there are still many who are unaware of how thoroughly patent law affects our lives. This year, though, one case serves as the perfect example of just how important patent law can be. In June, The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that companies cannot patent human genes – a decision that many believe will lead to increased competition and lower cancer screenings and other genetic tests.
The DNA patenting case centered on a Salt Lake City company called Myriad Genetics, which was granted patents for isolating two human genes – known as BRCA1 and BRCA2 – that indicate a higher risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The company also markets tests for those genes. "Myriad did not create anything," Justice Clarence Thomas stated according to NBC News. "To be sure, it found an important and useful gene, but separating that gene from its surrounding genetic material is not an act of invention."
Biological and genetic patenting has already played a major role in both science and business in the U.S. – the government has already granted patents on 4,000 human genes, mostly to companies and universities. Thus, it should serve as a great relief to have legal and engineering expert Dr. Adli at hand to assist professionals at every level who are affected by patent, trademark and IP acquisition. Beyond the firm's celebrated founder, the team at Adli Law Group, P.C. is fully outfitted to provide cogent advice concerning legal strategies for any number of business-related issues. Perhaps most impressively, the company includes clients that range from the world's largest Fortune 500 companies to mid-size and start-up companies, allowing the team to focus their world-class legal acumen on cases that have genuine merit.
As medicine, technology and business continue to intermingle, the importance of the principled, first-rate legal counsel found at Adli Law Group, P.C. is without question. With a team that includes experts in engineering physics and biological implants, among a variety of financial and entertainment fields, their skill has proven beneficial in any field of business. If you or your company is in need of the finest legal expertise, contact the Los Angeles office of Adli Law Group, P.C. today at 1.800.817.2949 or visit them online at www.adlilaw.com.
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