gene patenting

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

A new analysis finds that one company filed most of the patents on genes from deep-sea organisms, the Independent reports.

The plaintiffs say the USPTO made several errors when it determined the Broad Institute had the right to patent the use of CRISPR/Cas9 in eukaryotes.

Two Australian organizations are appealing a patent covering much of the cattle genome, according to ABC.

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

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.