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Top US court blocks patents on breast cancer genes


Liddicoat, J and Nicol, D, Top US court blocks patents on breast cancer genes, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group Ltd, Australia, 14 June 2013 (2013) [Magazine Article]

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All nine members of the US Supreme Court have ruled that isolated genetic material cannot be patented unless the material is markedly different to what exists in nature.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:genetic material, US supreme court ruling, patents, breat cancer genes
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Public law
Research Field:Public law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the law
Objective Field:Justice and the law not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Liddicoat, J (Mr John Liddicoat)
UTAS Author:Nicol, D (Professor Dianne Nicol)
ID Code:122203
Year Published:2013
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (DP0985077)
Deposited By:Office of the Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2017-11-06
Last Modified:2017-11-06

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