Patentability of genes in Australia confirmed by the Full Federal Court

The enlarged bench of the Full Federal Court of Australia has unanimously confirmed that isolated genetic / biological material does represent patentable subject matter in its long-awaited landmark decision in D’Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc [2014] FCAFC 115 (5 September 2014).   The decision contrasts with that of the US Supreme Court in Molecular Pathology