Using the Required Readings and your own research:
- Review the requirements for a patent.
- Then further discuss: Should a company be allowed to patent a life form? Does it matter if the life form is a non-sentient organism like a plant? Is there a place where the law can ethically draw a line between life as property and life as beyond any person or business appropriation?
- In considering these questions read: Assn for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. (2013)