Laura Goodall posted in Australia • breast • cancer • gene • mutation • patent • patenting on September 5th, 2014.
The full bench of the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that private companies do have the right to patent human genes. The court upheld a decision from February 2013 that ruled patents on breast cancer genes were valid because the method of isolating the gene created something new and could therefore be patented. Last […]
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