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October 21, 2015

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Hey Don,

What will be interesting is whether the Federal Circuit will heed the (overwhelming) cry by those supporting the petitioner (Sequenom) and grant an en banc hearing.

I'm not a lawyer but had a hypothetical question and was wondering what the lawyers would think. Suppose a fertilized egg is implanted in a host womb, is the presence of cell free fetal DNA still naturally occurring since the in vitro fertilization procedure was not natural? What about the presence of fetal DNA from the biological mother in the host mothers bloodstream?

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