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The alchemy of junk: patent law and non-coding DNA

Rimmer, Matthew


This article considers the recent international controversy over the patents held by a Melbourne firm, Genetic Technologies Limited (GTG), in respect of non-coding DNA and genomic mapping. It explores the ramifications of the GTG dispute in terms of licensing, litigation, and policy reform, and—as a result of this dispute—the perceived conflict between law and science. GTG has embarked upon an ambitious licensing program with twenty seven commercial licensees and five research licensees....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: University of Ottawa Law and Technology Journal


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