gene patenting

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

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.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.