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Submission + - European Court of Justice rejects stem-cell patent (nature.com)

ianare writes: The European Court of Justice today issued a preliminary opinion that procedures involving human embryonic stem cells are not patentable — even if the process in question does not involve the direct destruction of embryos — because they are tantamount to making industrial use of human embryos, which "would be contrary to ethics and public policy".
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European Court of Justice rejects stem-cell patent

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