Australia Federal Court rules that gene claims remain patent eligible
Claims directed to the correlation of gene sequences to a particular trait in cattle remain patent eligible subject matter, according to a ruling that has implications for the Sequenom/Ariosa case and also suggests a widening dichotomy between Australia and the US on gene-based patent eligible subject matter
In the recent Meat & Livestock Australia Limited v
Cargill case, the Federal Court of Australia has provided a
specific indication as to how a claim for a method involving
the correlation of gene sequences to a particular trait
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