Intellectual Property and Genetics

TitleIntellectual Property and Genetics
Publication TypeWeb site
Year of Publication2014
PublisherNational Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
Publication LanguageEnglish
AbstractThis web site by the U.S. National Human Genome Project summerizes how U.S. patent law applies to genetic material. It includes background material, the debate about intellectual property and human genetic material, and summarizes important court cases on this topic.