Ethico-Legal Issues in Biomedicine Patenting: A Patent Professional Viewpoint

TitleEthico-Legal Issues in Biomedicine Patenting: A Patent Professional Viewpoint
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsCrespi, SR
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Volume11
Issue1
Pagination117-135
Date Published03/2005
Publication Languageeng
AbstractThe author discusses the debate over the ethical implications of allowing patents for biological materials and processes. While most people see no major problems trademarks, copyrights, and other forms of intellectual property rights, the patent process provokes wide criticism, especially, especially in relation to the legal protection of inventions in the life sciences.
NotesCover Date: January 2005.Source Info: 11(1), 117-135. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 39-3. Subject: DNA; ETHICS; GENE; MORALITY; PATENT; STEM CELL. Update Code: 20090226.
DOI10.1007/s11948-005-0064-6
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