InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

Australia Federal Court rules that gene claims remain patent eligible

Karry Lai, Hong Kong


Claims directed to the correlation of gene sequences to a particular trait in cattle remain patent eligible subject matter, according to a ruling that has implications for the Sequenom/Ariosa case and also suggests a widening dichotomy between Australia and the US on gene-based patent eligible subject matter

In the recent Meat & Livestock Australia Limited v Cargill case, the Federal Court of Australia has provided a specific indication as to how a claim for a method involving the correlation of gene sequences to a particular trait in...


Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.

Join here

Most read articles

Latest Country Updates

Supplements