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Ravicher attacks Myriad over BRCA patents

Eileen McDermott, Washington DC

Dan Ravicher of the Public Patent Foundation this week claimed his actions “help the patent system maintain credibility for society” in a debate over his pending patent dispute with Myriad Genetics

Ravicher and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) are representing a number of breast cancer and women's health groups, individual women, geneticists and scientific associations in a suit against Myriad.

The suit alleges that some claims of Myriad's seven patents...

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