US gene patent ruling opens doors for Australian appeal
A landmark judgment delivered overnight by the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that human genes cannot be patented. The decision has implications for the Australian case over the BRCA1 cancer gene patent being fought by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 13 June 2013
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Victorian motorcyclists to fill gaps and reduce crash risks
Allowing motorcyclists to “filter” through slow or stationary traffic reduced the crash rate of riders by up to six times according to a European motorcycle accident study (MAIDS), and Victorian riders are now also set to benefit from a pro-filtering road safety awareness push.
Telstra NBN asbestos-related issues should be registered
Asbestos and dust disease experts from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have urged people concerned about exposure to deadly asbestos particles, in light of recent reports around Telstra’s work on the National Broadband Network, to register their exposure now.