This opinion piece is republished with the approval of Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick, a proud and Foundation Sponsor of the Convergence Science Network.
Posted October 8, 2015 by Mark Wickham
The Australian High Court has unanimously allowed Ms D’Arcy’s appeal from the Full Federal Court decision in D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc (2014) 224 FCR 479, holding that Myriad’s claims to isolated nucleic acids were not patentable subject matter.
Australia's bionic ear pioneer, Laureate Professor Emeritus Graeme Clark AC, is a joint recipient of the prestigious 2015 Russ Prize. The biennial Russ Prize recognises a bioengineering achievement in widespread use that significantly improves the human condition.
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