Biotechnology and patentability: navigating unchartered waters in Australia and the US
The debate over the patentability of isolated DNA has raged around the world. Tania Obranovich compares the two Myriad decisions from the highest courts in Australia and the US and explains how the Australian decision has called into question what had long been thought of as a fundamental pillar of Australian patent law
Myriad's BRCA patents, which claim both breast cancer
diagnostic methods and the isolated BRCA DNA molecules, have
courted significant controversy both in Australia and the US in
recent years. Extensive judicial consideration in relation to
the patent eligibility of isolated...
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