Religious voices in biotechnology: The case of gene patenting

TitleReligious voices in biotechnology: The case of gene patenting
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsHanson, MJ
JournalHastings Center Report
Volume27
Issue6
Pagination1-20
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
Accession Number85586
KeywordsBIOTECHNOLOGY , Law , Patent , PATENTS , United
AbstractExplores the religious, biotechnological and legal issues in the debate over gene patenting in the United States. Supreme Court ruling that a genetically engineered micro-organism was a patentable subject matter; Conceptions of DNA, ownership and patents; Patenting of genes and other biological materials; American patent system; Religious traditions; Biotechnology industry.
NotesHanson, Mark J.; Source Info: Nov/Dec97, Vol. 27 Issue 6, Religious voices... p1; Subject Term: BIOTECHNOLOGY; Subject Term: BIOTECHNOLOGY industries; Subject Term: PATENT laws & legislation; Subject Term: PATENTS; Subject Term: LAW & legislation; Subject Term: UNITED States; Number of Pages: 22p; Illustrations: 3 Black and White Photographs; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 17065
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