• The Full Federal Court has unanimously confirmed that isolated nucleic acids, either DNA or RNA, are patentable in Australia.
• The decision is in contrast to the recent decision of the US Supreme Court, which held a...more
This article discusses the patent protection of isolated, naturally occurring nucleic acids in Australia, NZ and a number of South East Asian countries. In these jurisdictions there is no express exclusion of these molecules...more
By now you will be aware of the recent US Supreme Court decision concerning Myriad's gene patent. ...more