Throat Scope: Lighting Throats Around the World
lIt can be difficult for a doctor or parent to examine a child’s throat. If a wooden tongue depressor is used, with one hand the doctor or parent depresses...
lIt can be difficult for a doctor or parent to examine a child’s throat. If a wooden tongue depressor...
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Philippines Accedes to Nagoya Protocol
The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity is now in...
The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their...
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“Gene Patents” in New Zealand – Business As Usual
The New Zealand Patent Office (“IPONZ”) is acutely aware of the High Court decision D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc and of the Australian Patent Office’s proposed examination practice following...
The New Zealand Patent Office (“IPONZ”) is acutely aware of the High Court decision D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc...
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Gene Patents Under Threat in Australia
Summary In a unanimous decision by seven Judges of Australia’s High Court (the highest appeal court), patent claims for isolated BRCA1 nucleic acids, indicative of a predisposition to breast or...
Summary In a unanimous decision by seven Judges of Australia’s High Court (the highest appeal court), patent claims for isolated...
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Beyond adoption: The role of Intellectual Property rights in emerging Australian Agricultural Biotechnology and GM Crops
With the recent launch of The Official Australian Reference Guide to Agricultural Biotechnology and GM Crops, the Agricultural Biotechnology Council of Australia (the ABCA) has provided extensive new information...
With the recent launch of The Official Australian Reference Guide to Agricultural Biotechnology and GM Crops, the Agricultural Biotechnology...
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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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