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Australian court finds human gene mutation to be patentable

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

A full panel of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld its earlier ruling that an isolated but naturally occurring nucleic acid, BRCA1, can be

Myriad Genetics, gene by gene settle BRCA infringement dispute

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2014

According to a joint news release, Myriad Genetics, Inc. and other owners of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene patents have settled patent infringe- ment

Court denies Myriad’s request to enjoin sale of rival BRCA1BRCA2 tests

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2014

A federal court in Utah has denied the request for a preliminary injunc- tion filed by Myriad Genetics against a rival company that offered tests

News bytes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2012

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius delegates authority to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to determine whether clinical trial information was not submitted to the Clinical Trial Registry and Results Data Bank as required by law or “was submitted but is false or misleading in any particular.”

Fractured Myriad Genetics ruling follows SCOTUS remand

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 30 2012

Ruling that one plaintiff had standing to seek a declaratory judgment as to the patent eligibility of certain genetic discoveries, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has once again reversed in part and affirmed in part a lower court’s determination that isolated DNA molecules and methods of comparing molecules to determine whether a patient’s genes have mutations that could cause breast and ovarian cancer were not patent eligible

Myriad Genetics sues diagnostics company over BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2013

Just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court determined that naturally occurring human genes are not patent eligible and thus found certain Myriad

CRS report focuses on pharmaceutical patent settlements

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2013

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) recently issued a report titled "Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements: Issues in Innovation and

Federal Circuit’s patent infringement ruling conflicts with USPTO re-examination on validity

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2012

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a request for an en banc rehearing by a medical-device patent holder which argued that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO’s) Board of Patent Appeals had effectively nullified a previous Federal Circuit decision on the validity of its patent

New infringement lawsuit filed to protect BRCA1 and BRCA2 patents

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

Myriad Genetics has brought a new infringement lawsuit against a company offering a next-generation sequencing test that analyzes the BRCA1 and BRCA2

News bytes

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) selects 19 law schools to join its Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program. Four of the law schools