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Patentability Of Genetic Material
The patentability of genetic material has again come into the spotlight with the recent high court decision in Australia in the Myriad Genetics Inc. v D'Arcy case...
South Africa
6 Nov 2015
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Tabling Of Plant Breeders’ Rights Amendment Bill And Plant Improvement Amendment Bill In Parliament
Cabinet have, during their meeting of 10 December 2014 approved the tabling in Parliament of the Plant Breeders’ Rights Amendment Bill and Plant Improvement Amendment Bill.
South Africa
16 Jan 2015
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The BRCA1 Case: A Myriad Of Possibilities
The Australian Federal Court in D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc. has unanimously upheld a previous Federal Court decision that isolated gene sequences are patentable.
Australia
9 Oct 2014
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Controversy Over Plant Breeders' Rights Bill In Ghana Continues
In addition, the Plant Breeders' Rights Bill was first published in 2013 to strong opposition by activist groups such as Food Sovereignty Ghana.
Ghana
9 Oct 2014
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The Myriad Decision: A Mixed Bag For The Biotech Industry
Scientists and civil rights organisations have sought to challenge Myriad's monopoly in court, in the interest of the public's right to affordable access to medicines.
South Africa
29 Jul 2013
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South African Firms Take On African IP Challenge
The thought of Africa may conjure up images of disease, poverty, wars, famine and downwardly progressing economies.
South Africa
25 Apr 2012
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Bill To Help Clear Skies For Stargazers
An interesting bill, the Draft Astronomy Geographic Advantage Bill, has been released for public comment. The science and technology department has indicated that the bill will be introduced to Parliament this year.
South Africa
13 Dec 2007
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