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Who owns life?
|Title||Who owns life?|
|Year of Publication||2002|
|Authors||Magnus, David, and Caplan Arthur McGee Glenn L.|
|Place Published||Amherst, N.Y.|
|Call Number||LC: QH445.2; Dewey: 174/.25; NLM: 2002 L-947; QH 447; NAL: QH445.2|
|Keywords||Aufsatzsammlung , Bioethical , Bioethik , Gènes , Genes. , Genetic , Génie , Gentechnologie , Patent , PATENTS|
This volume brings together many perspectives on teh issue of "owning life" including legal, scientific, ethical and economic perspectives. It discusses issues such as the patenting of genes and organisms such as the Chakrabarty oil-eating bacteria, issues related to stem cell research and the engienering of new forms of life, and the ownership of our bodies and bodily tissue.
ill. ; 24 cm.Introduction / David Magnus -- Patenting of life-forms : from a concept to reality / A.M. Chakrabarty -- Patenting organisms : intellectual property law meets biology / Jack Wilson -- Ethical issues and application of patent laws in biotechnology / Rochelle K. Seide and Carmella L. Stephens -- Patenting human genes : the advent of ethics in the political economy of patent law / Ari Berkowitz and Daniel J. Kevles -- Discoveries : are there limits on what may be patented? / Jon F. Merz -- How can you patent genes? / Rebecca S. Eisenberg. Discoveries, inventions, and gene patents / David B. Resnik -- Patenting genes and life : improper commodification? / Mark J. Hanson -- Falling from grace : science and the pursuit of profit / Robert Lee Hotz -- Propriety and property : the tissue market meets the courts / Lori Andrews and Dorothy Nelkin -- Property rights and human bodies / Pilar N. Ossorio -- Ethical issues in the patenting and control of stem cell research / Glenn McGee and Elizabeth Banger -- Intellectual property and agricultural biotechnology : bioprospecting or biopiracy? / David Magnus.Includes bibliographical references and index.edited by David Magnus, Arthur Caplan, Glenn McGee. More Records: Show record informationBook