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Beef producers in Australia are fighting a bovine genome patent awarded to US companies, the ABC reports.

The Australian High Court rules that isolated genetic material cannot be patented.

By analyzing tweets, Canadian researchers examine the public's view of gene patenting.

A decision is expected soon in Australia's gene patenting court case.

The court today upheld a federal district court's decision to deny a motion for a preliminary injunction by Myriad and other plaintiffs against Ambry Genetics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A recently launched lawsuit in Canada challenging the practice of patenting genomic DNA is also asking the Federal Court to determine that advanced diagnostics utilizing next-generation sequencing platforms do not infringe patents on older testing methods involving the ampl

This article has been updated with the name of the US laboratory that sent Ontario's Ministry of Health a cease and desist letter.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is challenging the legality of US gene patents in Canada.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Federal Court of Australia today upheld an earlier judgment that Myriad Genetics could patent mutations in the BRCA1 gene that are linked to an increased risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) – At an ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) panel at the Biology of Genomes meeting here yesterday afternoon, legal experts discussed the current climate surrounding gene patenting and the key court cases leading up to it.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics and other parties are suing BioReference Laboratories' GeneDx alleging infringement of patents covering BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.

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Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.

Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.

British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.