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Top Court in Australia Rules Cancer Gene Is Not a ‘Patentable Invention’

Top Court in Australia Rules Cancer Gene Is Not a ‘Patentable Invention’

Top Court in Australia Rules Cancer Gene Is Not a ‘Patentable Invention’ The High Court of Australia ruled that the genetic material, BRCA1, is not a patentable invention under §18(1)(a) of the Patents Act 1990.