In reference to the patent: US20140256789

Aren't they just performing a query to a location on the map of the genome and describing a feature that exists at a given location? The patent above covers mapping the genome and doing topological analysis (including any sort of annotation).

  • they have used methods and examples for same but claims are directed to isolated micro RNA. – Pushpak Feb 18 '15 at 5:02
  • Please note that the claims are what describe the metes and bounds of patent protection, not the abstract or description/specification. Please also note that the linked document is a publication of a patent APPLICATION, not an actual patent. – user4545 Feb 18 '15 at 15:16

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