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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Swedish Biotech Exports – more than ABBA, IKEA and Volvo…?
For a small country such as Sweden, biotechnology, which accounts for 20% of Sweden’s net exports, occupies an important place in the Swedish economy. With a host of some...
For a small country such as Sweden, biotechnology, which accounts for 20% of Sweden’s net exports, occupies an important...
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Subject matter hopes dashed
In the recent Federal Court decision Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, Justice Emmett upheld the Patent Office’s decision to reject two patent applications in the name of...
In the recent Federal Court decision Research Affiliates LLC v Commissioner of Patents, Justice Emmett upheld the Patent Office’s...
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Christmas Trade Marks
A lot of traders "cash in" at Christmas time by labelling their products with Christmas-related words or Christmas-themed logos.  Most do this without giving any thought whether they might...
A lot of traders "cash in" at Christmas time by labelling their products with Christmas-related words or Christmas-themed logos. ...
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Is the Invention Useful?
On 15 April 2013 the remaining schedules of the Raising the Bar Act will come into force. These schedules include some of the most significant amendments to the...
On 15 April 2013 the remaining schedules of the Raising the Bar Act will come into force. These...
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Trade Mark Registration in the Pacific Islands
There have been a number of changes to the legislation in various countries in the South Pacific over the last 12 months including new Trade Marks Acts in Vanuatu...
There have been a number of changes to the legislation in various countries in the South Pacific over the...
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Business Sales and Purchases
The purchase or sale of a business involves many considerations. A key issue for both buyers and sellers is whether that business has adequate protection for intellectual property. Every business...
The purchase or sale of a business involves many considerations. A key issue for both buyers and sellers is...
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