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The myriad litigation and genetic diagnostic testing in Australia

Nielsen, J ORCID: 0000-0002-3005-0047 and Nicol, D ORCID: 0000-0002-6553-2839 2019 , 'The myriad litigation and genetic diagnostic testing in Australia' , European Intellectual Property Review, vol. 41, no. 3 , pp. 163-170 .

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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.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Nielsen, J and Nicol, D
Keywords: patents, intellectual property, law reform, DNA sequences
Journal or Publication Title: European Intellectual Property Review
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd.
ISSN: 0142-0461
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