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Saturday, October 5, 2013

Gamete Donor Selection Patent

From Dov Fox (San Diego), writing for Huffington Post:

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) this week awarded a patent on "gamete donor selection" to 23andMe, the genetic testing company that sells at-home DNA kits directly to consumers. Patent #8,543,339 grants 23andMe exclusive rights to genetic and computer technologies that would enable prospective parents to handpick a sperm or egg donor with whom they would be likely to produce a child born with certain traits that they desire.

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