• Personalized Medicine's Achilles Heel
  • October 8, 2009 | Author: Lesley Rapaport
  • Law Firm: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - Vancouver Office
  • With its promise of tailoring drugs and treatments to individual patients, personalized medicine is often touted as the next frontier in medicine. But there is at least one major concern that may slow, or even limit, this burgeoning field's success. Recent legal decisions in the United States have put into question whether many of the inventions enabling personalized medicine will ultimately be found patentable.