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Moore v. The Regents of the University of California
Citation:51 Cal.3d 120, 793 P.2d 479, 271 Cal.Rptr. 146 (1990)
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John Moore (plaintiff) underwent treatment for hairy-cell leukemia at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, where Dr. David Golde (defendant) recommended removal of the plaintiff’s spleen. The defendant, in conjunction with others, then used the plaintiff’s cells for research and established a patented cell line for commercial development and substantial financial benefit. The plaintiff sued the defendants on thirteen claims, including conversion. The defendants demurred.
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