Tomorrow the Supreme Court will consider a case involving a diagnostic test patent that covers not just the testing method but the biological fact on which the test relies: the correlation between high levels of the amino acid homocysteine and specific vitamin deficiencies. Among other head-scratchers, the case raises the question of whether a doctor can violate the patent simply by performing a homocysteine test and thinking about its nutritional relevance. In yesterday's New York Times, Michael Crichton mocked the patent as an example of intellectual property overreach.
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"It makes me feel like the government is preying on the vulnerable and the weak to line their own pockets."
Why is it so hard for him to just admit he was wrong?
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