Human gene patents: under whose control?

Dianne Nicol
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05494.x
Published online: 18 August 2003

Balancing commercial patent rights and public interest is a complex matter

  • Dianne Nicol

  • Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS.


Competing interests:

I am a member of the Advisory Committee to the Australian Law Reform Commission’s inquiry Gene Patenting and Human Health. The views expressed in this editorial are mine and are not in any way connected with the Australian Law Reform Commission or the Advisory Committee.


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