Legal status of patented genes in Canada remains unclear, though recent settlement should defuse tension, say experts

The CHEO case could clear the way for Canadian hospitals to work with patented genes without permission from the patent holder, say intellectual property lawyers.

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains helps to oversee intellectual property management for the federal government.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 12:00 AM

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