Genomics news +
Stem cell patent challenge stopped dead
24 February 2015 | Washington DC
The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a consumer advocacy group’s challenge of a stem cell patent, following a Federal Circuit ruling that it lacked legal standing to do so... readmore

Australia considers burying plant breeders' committee
10 September 2014 | Australia
An Australian government body is reaching out to interested parties on changes to the Plant Breeder’s Rights Advisory Committee (PBRAC)... readmore

GeneX tries to invalidate Myriad BRCA patents
20 August 2014 | Alexandria
GeneDx has filed eleven inter partes reviews at the US Patent and Trademark Office to invalidate patent claims held by Myriad Genetics over its breast cancer tests... readmore

Federal Circuit refuses to review Dolly case
14 August 2014 | Washington DC
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has refused to review en banc its ruling that cloned animals cannot be patented... readmore

23andMe face class action suit
04 December 2013 | Los Angeles
23andMe has been named in a class action suit after receiving a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letter over its personal genome service (PGS) testing service... readmore

University responds to DNA patent challenge
16 August 2013 | Madison, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has issued a new response in its dispute with public interest groups over a patent covering human embryonic stem cells... readmore

Complete Genomics and Illumina reach mutual settlement
19 July 2013 | Mountain View
Sequencing company Illumina has settled two patent infringement suits brought against BGI-owned rival Complete Genomics, with the companies agreeing that no payments will be made between them... readmore

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Matters of import
20 January 2016
Alireza Behrooz of Merchant & Gould and Nick Phillips of Edwin Coe discuss parallel importation of pharmaceuticals in the US and Europe readmore

Raising the bar
16 December 2015
Amendments to the US Civil Rules of Procedure could dissuade some non-practicing entities from targeting technology-rich sectors readmore

Making connections
02 December 2015
Changes are coming to the UK Patent Box to meet new international standards readmore

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Australia
06 January 2016
Australia’s IP system has come under the spotlight as the government considers possible reforms. Naomi Pearce and Nigel Lokan of K&L Gates speak to Tammy Facey readmore

India
11 September 2015
Mohan Dewan and Disha Dewan of R K Dewan & Co report on the ban on any changes to patent specifications or claims at the time of national phase entry via the Patent Cooperation Treaty in India readmore

India
11 September 2015
The fear that natural products would be privatised soon, or one cannot study a product of nature and benefit from it if another legally possesses it, is always in the minds of all stakeholders. D. Calab Gabriel and Maria Gabriel of Lex IP Care discuss the patenting of natural bio-materials in India readmore

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Terry Mahn
Fish & Richardson
03 February 2016
Terry Mahn of Fish & Richardson discusses the issues still to be resolved in the Food and Drug Administration’s proposed naming system for biosimilars readmore

Rogelio Nicandro
Romulo LLP
04 November 2015
Rogelio Nicandro of Romulo LLP offers some handy tips for stopping trademark infringement in the Philippines readmore

Grant Shoebridge
Shelston IP
04 November 2015
Grant Shoebridge of Shelston IP unpacks the Australian High Court’s Myriad decision readmore

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