Myriad genetics: Patent law and genetic testing
Rimmer, Matthew (2003) Myriad genetics: Patent law and genetic testing. European Intellectual Property Review, 25(1), pp. 20-33.
This paper considers the legal challenges to the legal validity of the patents held by Myriad Genetics in respect of genetic testing for breast cancer and ovarian cancer. It argues that broad-based patents on gene sequences and medical diagnostics will have a harmful effect upon access to patient care, genetic research, and the administration of public health care.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Patent law, novelty inventive, compulsory licensing, ethical objections, research exemption, genetic testing, inventorship, European Biotechnology Directive, step utility, Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Research Group|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Deposited On:||23 Sep 2015 01:56|
|Last Modified:||23 Sep 2015 01:56|
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