Who owns the Breast Cancer Gene in Australia?

20130406 | Bianca Mueller | NZ Lawyer Journal | Journal

German attorney Bianca Mueller takes a look at a recent case involving the patentability of gene sequences. The underlying question of the case is: should a patent be granted over isolated naturally occurring genes? The answer to that question depends on where one draws the line between a mere discovery and a patentable invention. Cancer Voices Australia v Myriad Genetics [2013] FCA 65 involving the patentability of gene sequences.

Part 1 – Who owns the Breast Cancer Gene in Australia 

Part 2 – Who owns the Breast Cancer Gene in Australia