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Can someone else own your DNA?

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Is our genetic makeup part of our civil rights? Jorge L. Contreras teaches intellectual property, science policy and the law and ethics of genetics at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law, and he joins host Krys Boyd to discuss a landmark case brought when the U.S. government issued patents to biotech companies to use human genes, and the field of human genetics law it created. His book is called “The Genome Defense: Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns Your DNA.”