Re: SCI & INVEST: Geron makes breakthrough: Human Telomerase

Sandy Madole (
Sat, 16 Aug 1997 10:08:59 -0400

> [Geron] still might be a good investment, check this out:
> --- Quote from above referenced article ---
> The twin discoveries of the gene sets up a potential battle over what could
> turn out to be a very lucrative biotech patent. But Geron officials believe
> they have a strong claim because the discoveries build on earlier work by a
> member of their team, Nobel Prize winner Thomas Cech of the University of
> Colorado in Boulder.
> --- End Quote ---

If they put their discovery into the public domain, and defend against
the other company trying to patent it, /then/ they'll get my life
savings invested in them. Patents are sand in the gears of progress,
and the sooner companies realize that, the more millions they'll make.

Lee Daniel Crocker <> <>
"All inventions or works of authorship original to me, herein and past,
are placed irrevocably in the public domain, and may be used or modified
for any purpose, without permission, attribution, or notification."--LDC