Mainly intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under

IPRIA and gene patents

Kwanghiu Lim has posted a link to some video podcasts from IPRIA’s seminar on gene patenting here.

Gene Patenting Inquiry

The Commonwealth Senate has launched an inquiry into the patenting of genes. According to the terms of reference: The impact of the granting of patents in Australia over human and microbial genes and non-coding sequences, proteins, and their derivatives, including those materials in an isolated form, with particular reference to: (a)     the impact which the granting of patent monopolies over such materials has had, is having, and may.. Read More

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