SOURCE: Genetic Technologies

Genetic Technologies

March 24, 2014 12:46 ET

Genetic Technologies Executes Agreement With Promega Corporation

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Mar 24, 2014) - Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) announced today that in compliance with the ASX Continuous Disclosure Rules, the company is pleased to report the execution of a Settlement, Covenant and License Agreement with Promega Corporation, which has a principal place of business in Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Under this Agreement, GTG grants broad rights to Promega in relation to GTG's Intron Sequence Analysis and Genomic Mapping patents. The precise commercial terms of this Agreement are covered by formal confidentiality provisions and cannot be disclosed.

About Genetic Technologies Limited
Genetic Technologies is an established diagnostics company with more than 20 years of experience in commercializing genetic testing, non-coding DNA and product patenting. The Company has operations in Australia and the U.S. and is dual-listed on the ASX (GTG.AX) and NASDAQ (GENE). Genetic Technologies is focused on the commercialization of its patent portfolio through an active out-licensing program and the global expansion of its oncology and cancer management diagnostics assets. Its U.S. subsidiary, Phenogen Sciences, offers novel predictive testing and assessment tools to help physicians proactively manage women's health. Phenogen's lead product, BREVAGen™, is a first in class, clinically validated risk assessment test for non-familial breast cancer. For more information, please visit http://www.gtglabs.com, http://www.phenogensciences.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
Any statements in this press release that relate to the Company's expectations are forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA) implemented several significant substantive changes affecting certain cases brought under the federal securities laws, including changes related to pleading, discovery, liability, class representation and awards fees. Since this information may involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ materially from expected results. Additional risks associated with Genetic Technologies' business can be found in its periodic filings with the SEC.

Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT
    Dr. Mervyn Jacobson
    VP, Global Licensing and Intellectual Property
    Genetic Technologies Limited
    Phone: +61 419 657 915