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Patent examination guidelines in the wake of Myriad
Insight 18 Dec 2015

Following public consultation on proposed examination guidelines issued on 16 October 2015, the Commissioner of Patents has established a revised examination practice taking into account the High ...

Government rejigs electronic health records system with opt-out approach
Insight 21 Oct 2015

The Federal Government's electronic health records system may have a new lease on life following the introduction of a new Bill that attempts to improve the system's effectiveness with key changes ...

Not quite business as usual - IP Australia takes pragmatic view of Myriad
Insight 19 Oct 2015

IP Australia has taken a pragmatic approach to the Myriad decision that will give comfort to Australia's biotechnology industry and research organisations that they can continue to carry out ...

High Court unanimously finds isolated genetic material not patentable
Insight 08 Oct 2015

In the culmination of a hard-fought patent dispute, the High Court of Australia has unanimously ruled that Myriad Genetics' patent claims to isolated nucleic acid coding for the mutant or polymorph ...

Audio: D'Arcy v Myriad: The High Court rules on gene patenting
Insight 07 Oct 2015

Partner Partner Trevor Davies PhD The High Court unanimously overturned the Full Federal Court's decision in D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics that isolated genetic material was patentable. Trevor Davies PhD Trevor Trevor Davies Davies ...

Isolated genetic material confirmed as patentable
Insight 12 Sep 2014

In a unanimous decision, the Full Federal Court has confirmed that genetic materials in their isolated form remain patentable in Australia. The decision related to an appeal from an earlier Federal ...

The ending point for 'starting point'
Insight 01 Sep 2014

The Full Federal Court has published its much-anticipated judgment in the AstraZeneca v Apotex appeal . A bench of five judges heard the appeal (in contrast to the usual three judges) in order to b ...

Allens insights: Implementation of Australia's PCEHR system reviewed
Insight 11 Aug 2014

By Michael Morris and Phil O'Sullivan At the end of 2013, the Federal Minister for Health announced a panel review into Australia's Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system to consider implementation and uptake issues. ...

TGA confirms its approach to disclosure of commercially confidential information
Insight 21 May 2014

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has released the final version of a document outlining its approach to the disclosure of commercially confidential information, including information provided b ...