Queensland university signs landmark agreement
It has been recently reported that the University of Queensland and an Indigenous community in north-west Queensland have signed an agreement that will potentially lead to a new industry...
It has been recently reported that the University of Queensland and an Indigenous community in north-west Queensland have signed...
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New Guidelines for Examination of Biotech Inventions in Brazil
On 17 March 2015, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published new guidelines for examination of patent applications related to biotech. The guidelines, which are the result of...
On 17 March 2015, the Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office (BPTO) published new guidelines for examination of patent applications...
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IP In Depth: Patentable Biotechnology – A comparative analysis of key markets
There is extraordinary complexity and optimization underlying even comparatively ‘simple’ organisms. These powerful biological products and processes provide a great opportunity for humans; developing, building on and incorporating these...
There is extraordinary complexity and optimization underlying even comparatively ‘simple’ organisms. These powerful biological products and processes provide a...
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A2 Corporation Ltd [2014] ATMO 94
A2 Corporation’s initial application for the trade mark TRUE A2 for semen products and veterinary services was rejected by the Trade Marks Office on the grounds that A2 is...
A2 Corporation’s initial application for the trade mark TRUE A2 for semen products and veterinary services was rejected by...
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Abbott Biologicals BV v Novartis AG [2014] ATMO 60 (26 June 2014)
This case involved an opposition filed by Abott Biologicals BV to the International Registration Designating Australia filed by Novartis AG in respect of the mark INFLUGARD, in respect of...
This case involved an opposition filed by Abott Biologicals BV to the International Registration Designating Australia filed by Novartis...
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MYRIAD: Isolated DNA Re-affirmed Patentable Subject Matter in Australia
In a decision published today, the Full Federal Court of Australia has dismissed an Appeal against the Federal Court decision of Justice Nicholas and thereby affirmed the patent eligibility...
In a decision published today, the Full Federal Court of Australia has dismissed an Appeal against the Federal Court...
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Myriad patent upheld by Full Federal Court of Australia
The Full Federal Court of Australia has handed down its long awaited decision in D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inctoday, affirming that isolated DNA and RNA are patentable subject matter...
The Full Federal Court of Australia has handed down its long awaited decision in D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inctoday,...
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Myriad Genetics 18 Months On
Over 18 months ago the Australian Federal Court, in Cancer Voices Australia v Myriad Genetics Inc FCA 65 (15 February 2013) (“Myriad”), ruled that patent claims directed to...
Over 18 months ago the Australian Federal Court, in Cancer Voices Australia v Myriad Genetics Inc FCA 65...
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Indian Patent Office Guidelines for Examination of Pharmaceutical Inventions
A problem with the prosecution of Indian patent applications relating to pharmaceutical subject matter has been the inconsistent and non-uniform approach that has been adopted by the four offices...
A problem with the prosecution of Indian patent applications relating to pharmaceutical subject matter has been the inconsistent and...
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They Don’t Really Own MY Genes, do they?
No, not yours or anyone else’s. A gene patent does not give the patentee ownership of a gene in your body.
No, not yours or anyone else’s. A gene patent does not give the patentee ownership of a gene in...
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