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Australian Gene Patent Held Valid: Patent is for Isolated Nucleic Acid, not for Information Per Se


By guest blogger Doug Calhoun In a decision: delivered on 15 February 2013, nearly a year after the oral hearing, Federal Court of Australia Justice John Nicholas held that the Myriad Genetics patent for “An isolated nucleic acid coding for … Continue reading

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Gene patents in Australia – an ongoing saga


By guest blogger Doug Calhoun In an earlier guest blog I commented on the gene patent debate inAustralia.  My conclusion then was that the opponents were a determined lot.  That observation has been reinforced by yet another initiative in the … Continue reading

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