John Liddicoat

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Senior Research Associate

10 West Road

Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

United Kingdom

University of Tasmania

Adjunct Research Fellow

French Street

Sandy Bay

Hobart, Tasmania 7001

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

The Innovation Pool in Biotechnology: The Role of Patents in Facilitating Innovation

Number of pages: 344 Posted: 03 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2015
University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Swinburne University of Technology and University of Tasmania
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Patents, Innovation, medical biotechnology, Australia

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Should We Change EU Law to Disallow DNA Patents?

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Jan 2018
Kathleen Liddell and John Liddicoat
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 204 (187,575)
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Intellectual Property, Patent Law, DNA Patents, Gene Patents, Patent Eligibility, Patentable Subject Matter, EU Biotechnology Directive, AMP v Myriad

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The Multiple Dimensions of Intellectual Property Infringement in the 3D Printing Era

27 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 184
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jun 2017
Jane L Nielsen and John Liddicoat
University of Tasmania and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 186 (203,896)
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intellectual property, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, patent, copyright, design

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Precision Medicine: Legal and Ethical Challenges

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 64/2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2017
John Liddicoat, Jeffrey M. Skopek and Kathleen Liddell
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 182 (207,852)

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Precision Medicine, Law, Patent Law, Regulation, Genomics, Biobanks, Tort Law, Liability, Health Systems, Ethics, Challenges, Implantation, Clinical Treatment, Foundation Research, Translational Medicine, Conference Report

5.

Divided Performance of Patented Methods in Australia: A Call to Codify Procured Infringement

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
John Liddicoat
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 137 (263,130)

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patents, patent law, infringement, divided infringement, divided performance, procured infringement, induced infringement, patented methods

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Open Innovation with Large Bioresources: Goals, Challenges and Proposals

University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 6/2017
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2017
John Liddicoat and Kathleen Liddell
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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intellectual property, patents, bioresources, biobanks, synthetic biology, synbio, genomics, genomic medicine, IP policy, access policy, openness, open innovation, open science, open source

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Three Dimensions of Patent Infringement: Liability for Creation and Distribution of CAD Files

Australian Intellectual Property Journal, 2016
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2017
John Liddicoat, Jane L Nielsen and Dianne Nicol
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
Downloads 126 (280,352)

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3d printing, patent law, patent infringement

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Re-Evaluating Innocent Infringement in Australia: Patent Numbers and Virtual Marking

25 Australian Intellectual Property Journal 18 (2014)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Oct 2014
John Liddicoat
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 115 (299,425)

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The Effects of Myriad and Mayo on Molecular Test Development in the US and Europe: Interviews from the Frontline

22 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment & Technology Law 785, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper 33/2019
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
John Liddicoat, Kathleen Liddell and Mateo Aboy
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and LML, University of Cambridge
Downloads 107 (314,929)

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patent, patentable subject matter, patent eligibility, 35 USC 101, US, Europe, interviews, empirical, comparative

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The Examination Effect: A Comparison of the Outcome of Patent Examination in the US, Europe and Australia

John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2016, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 750, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 60/2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2016
Andrew F. Christie, Chris Dent and John Liddicoat
Melbourne Law School, Murdoch University - School of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 100 (329,444)
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patent examination, United States, Europe, Australia

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A Role for Virtual Biotechnology Companies in Drug Discovery and Development?

19(3) Journal of Commercial Biotechnology 10, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Dianne Nicol, John Liddicoat and Christine Critchley
University of Tasmania, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Swinburne University of Technology
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Precision Medicine: Drowning in Regulatory Soup?

Journal of Law and the Biosciences, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Jun 2016
University of Tasmania, University of Alberta - Faculty of Public Health, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, Massey University, Swinburne University of Technology, University of Tasmania, The University of Sydney, University of Tasmania, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), University of Melbourne - Law School, The University of Sydney Law School, Geisinger Health System - Bioethics Research and The University of Western Australia
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precision medicine, pharmacogenomics, direct-to-consumer genetic analysis, regulation

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Are the Gene-Patent Storm Clouds Dissipating? A Global Snapshot

33(4) Nature Biotechnology 347, April 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 10 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2015
John Liddicoat, Tess Whitton and Dianne Nicol
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
Downloads 88 (357,202)
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gene patents, genetic diagnostic testing, global landscape, patents

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Myriad's Impact on Gene Patents

Nature Biotechnology, Vol. 34, No. 11, p. 1119-1123, Nov. 2016, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 58/2017
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2019
LML, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge
Downloads 73 (398,537)
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Patents, BRCA, Myriad, Gene Patents, Patent Publications, Empirical Analysis

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Time to Get Serious About Privacy Policies: The Special Case of Genetic Privacy

42 Federal Law Review 149, 2014
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania - School of Law, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Genetic information, direct-to-consumer testing, privacy laws

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After Myriad, What Types of Claim Amendments Change a Patent Ineligible Isolated Gene Claim Into an Eligible Patent Claim That Is ‘Markedly Different’ From Nature?

35 Nature Biotechnology 820-825
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 May 2018
LML, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge
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Patents, Patent Law, Biotechnology, Myriad, Gene Patents, US, Empirical Legal Research

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Key Challenges in Bringing CRISPR-Mediated Somatic Cell Therapy into the Clinic

Genome Medicine, 2017
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Oct 2017
University of Tasmania, Georgetown University Law Center, University of Oxford - Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, University of Illinois College of Law, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, University of Alberta - Faculty of Public Health, University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, University of Manchester - Centre for Social Ethics and Policy, University of Tasmania - Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Swinburne University of Technology, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Flinders University, University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Addgene, Osaka, Dept of Biomedical Ethics & Public Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, McGill University, Kyoto University, University of Western Australia - Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Sydney, University of Tasmania, Geisinger Health System - Bioethics Research and University of Tasmania
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Genome Editing, CRISPR, Somatic Cell Therapy, Genetic Diseases, Gene Therapy

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Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches, Chapter: Australia

Balancing Copyright - A Survey of National Approaches, Chapter: Australia, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Mar 2015
Andrew F. Christie and John Liddicoat
Melbourne Law School and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Copyright, Australia, User rights

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Reluctance Realised? Emerging Problems with S 117(2)(b) of the Patents Act 1990 (Cth)

41(1) Monash University Law Review 163, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 11/2016
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2016
John Liddicoat
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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patents, pharmaceuticals, indirect infringement, contributory infringement, supply infringement, patent misuse

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Legislating to Exclude Gene Patents: Difficult and Unhelpful, or Useful and Feasible?

22(1) Journal of Law, Information and Science 32, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Dianne Nicol and John Liddicoat
University of Tasmania and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Patents, gene patents, commercial, research

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Standing on the Edge: What Type of ‘Exclusive Licensees’ Should Be Able to Initiate Patent Infringement Actions?

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Vol. 48, No. 6, 2017, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 14/2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2017
John Liddicoat
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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patent law, standing, enforcement, Australia, economic, United States, UK

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Another Missed Opportunity to Reform Compulsory Licensing and Crown Use in Australia

(2014) 25 AIPJ 74
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Jan 2015
University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Tasmania
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compulsory licences, Crown Use, Patents Act, Australia, use without authorisation

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United Kingdom Patent Decisions 2017

IIC (2018) 49:318–323 , University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 35/2018
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 22 May 2018
Julia Powles and John Liddicoat
UWA Law School and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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UK, patent law, 2017, FRAND, doctrine of equivalents

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Was the Myriad Decision a ‘Surgical Strike’ on Isolated DNA Patents, or Does it Have Wider Impacts?

36(12) Nature Biotechnology 1146
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2019
LML, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 33 (559,776)
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patents, gene patents, Myriad, wider impacts, DNA, markedly different, naturally occurring compounds, empirical, Biotechnology, US

25.

IP Policies for Large Bioresources: The Fiction, Fantasy and Future of Openness

Global Genes, Local Concerns (2019), University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2/2020
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Kathleen Liddell, John Liddicoat and Matthew Jordan
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 27 (594,732)

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openness, open innovation, open science, genomics, synthetic biology

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When Can Exclusive Licensees Initiate Patent Infringement Proceedings? Lessons for Global IP Licensing Transactions from Two Recent UK Cases

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2019, Vol. 14, No. 1
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Jul 2019
John Liddicoat and Jacques de Werra
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and Digital Law Center - University of Geneva
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patents, patent law, licensing, transactions, international, licensing, UK, case law, decisions, exclusive licence

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Continental Drift? Do European Clinical Genetic Testing Laboratories Have a Patent Problem?

European Journal of Human Genetics, 2019, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper 32/2019
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Unversity of Cambidge, King’s College London, Dept of Social Science, Health & Medicine, LML, University of Cambridge, University of Tasmania, European Molecular Genetics Quality Network and University of Sussex
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patents, genetic tests, Europe, patent law

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Sharing the Burden in Australian Drug Discovery and Development: Collaborative Trends in Translational Research

3 Intellectual Property Quarterly 181
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2015
Jane L Nielsen, Dianne Nicol and John Liddicoat
University of Tasmania, University of Tasmania and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Has the EU Incentive for Drug Repositioning Been Effective? An Empirical Analysis of the '+1' Regulatory Exclusivity

52(7) International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 825
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Aug 2021
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, LML, University of Cambridge and Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL)
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drug repositioning, regulatory exclusivities, patents, empirical study, intellectual property

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Re-Evaluating False Patent Marking in Australia

22(2) Journal of Law, Information and Science 128
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2014
John Liddicoat and Dianne Nicol
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Tasmania
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Patents, Australia, False patent marking, remedies

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An Empirical Study of Large, Human Biobanks: Intellectual Property Policies and Financial Conditions for Access

Matthew Jordan, Johnathon Liddicoat and Kathleen Liddell, 'An Empirical Study of Large, Human Biobanks: Intellectual Property Policies and Financial Conditions for Access' (2021) Journal of Law and the Biosciences (Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 May 2021
Matthew Jordan, John Liddicoat and Kathleen Liddell
Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (678,631)

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Do Patents Impede the Provision of Genetic Tests in Australia?

37 Australian Health Review 281, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Oct 2014
Dianne Nicol and John Liddicoat
University of Tasmania and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9 (725,685)
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Repositioning for Rare Diseases – Too Much, Too Little or Just Right?

NIR: Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd / Nordic Intellectual Property Law Review
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Sep 2021
Jakob Wested and John Liddicoat
Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Orphan Drugs, Repurposing, Repositioning, IPR, Regulatory exclusivities, competition law

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Provenance and Risk in Transfer of Biological Materials

PLOS Biology | https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.2006031 August 13, 2018
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
University of Tasmania, Independent, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, The BioBricks Foundation, Addgene, Griffith University - Griffith Law School, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, Monash University - Faculty of Law, Flinders University - College of Business Government and Law, University of Tasmania and University of Tasmania
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Transfer, Biological Materials, Law, MTA

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Reply to C.D. Richter

European Journal of Human Genetics
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 May 2021
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Unversity of Cambidge, King’s College London, Dept of Social Science, Health & Medicine, LML, University of Cambridge, University of Tasmania, European Molecular Genetics Quality Network and University of Sussex
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patents, genetic testing, Europe

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Response to USPTO’s Patent Eligibility Jurisprudence Study (Docket No.: PTO–P–2021–0032)

Number of pages: 155 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
LML, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law
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Patentable subject matter, Bilski, Mayo, Myriad, Alice, USPTO, empirical studies, innovation, diagnostics, gene patents, software

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Mayo’s Impact on Patent Applications Related to Biotechnology, Diagnostics and Personalized Medicine

Mayo’s impact on patent applications related to biotechnology, diagnostics and personalized medicine. / Aboy, Mateo; Crespo, Cristina; Liddell, Kathleen; Minssen, Timo; Liddicoat, Johnathan, Nature Biotechnology, Vol. 37, 05.2019, p. 513-518.
Posted: 18 Aug 2020
LML, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen - Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) - Faculty of Law and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

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One Year After Vanda, Are Diagnostics Patents Transforming Into Methods of Treatment to Overcome Mayo-Based Rejections?

One year after Vanda, are diagnostics patents transforming into methods of treatment to overcome Mayo-based rejections? / Aboy, Mateo; Crespo, Cristina; Liddell, Kathleen ; Davey, Neal; Liddicoat, Johnathan; Minssen, Timo., Nature Biotechnology, Vol. 38, 09.03.2020, p. 279–283.
Posted: 18 Aug 2020
LML, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and University of Copenhagen - Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) - Faculty of Law

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How Does Emerging Patent Case Law in the US and Europe Affect Precision Medicine? How Will Today’s Patent Law Affect Tomorrow’s Innovation in the Areas of Biomarkers and Nature-Based Products; Diagnostics; and Algorithms, Big Data and AI?

Aboy, M., Liddell, K., Crespo, C. et al. How does emerging patent case law in the US and Europe affect precision medicine?. Nat Biotechnol 37, 1118–1125 (2019)
Posted: 18 Aug 2020
LML, University of Cambridge, Harvard Law School, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge, Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson Law and University of Copenhagen - Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law (CeBIL) - Faculty of Law

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International Divergence in Gene Patenting

Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics
Posted: 27 Jun 2019
University of Tasmania, New York University - School of Law, McGill University - Faculty of Law, Zhejiang University - Ningbo Institute of Technology, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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divergence, patent law, gene patents, DNA, diagnostics, methods, US, Australia, China, Canada, Europe, comparative