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The myriad litigation and genetic diagnostic testing in Australia


Nielsen, J and Nicol, D, The myriad litigation and genetic diagnostic testing in Australia, European Intellectual Property Review, 41, (3) ISSN 0142-0461 (2019) [Refereed Article]

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This article details a study conducted to ascertain whether the Myriad litigation has had a discernible effect on the availability and pricing of genetic diagnostic testing in Australia. It concludes that the impacts of the litigation have been minimal. The great area of uncertainty for Australian testing resides with method patents, where scope for restrictive case law remains.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:patents, intellectual property, law reform, DNA sequences
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Private law and civil obligations
Research Field:Intellectual property law
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Other law, politics and community services
Objective Field:Other law, politics and community services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Nielsen, J (Associate Professor Jane Nielsen)
UTAS Author:Nicol, D (Professor Dianne Nicol)
ID Code:131729
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2019-04-02
Last Modified:2020-08-21

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