An analysis of the Court's opinion allowing a genetically engineered microorganism to constitute patentable subject matter within the scope of 35 U.S.C. § 101, and the implications of allowing inventors to now obtain patent protection for their living inventions.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
James, Mark E.
"Diamond v. Chakrabarty: Living Things as Statutory Subject Matter,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 1:
1, Article 5.
Mark E. James, Note, Diamond v. Chakrabarty: Living Things as Statutory Subject Matter, 1 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 119 (1980).