Breed societies hit with legal letters around genome patent

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated October 25 2021 - 6:35am, first published 6:30am
Breed societies hit with legal letters around genome patent

THE little-known foreign company that secured a patent covering the use of genomic markers in the selection and breeding of cattle is now issuing letters to breed societies accusing them of infringement of the patent as participants in Breedplan.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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