Gene Cartels: Biotech Patents in the Age of Free Trade

* Gene Cartels: Biotech Patents in the Age of Free Trade À PDF Download by * Luigi Palombi eBook or Kindle ePUB Online free. Gene Cartels: Biotech Patents in the Age of Free Trade It will also be of great interest to law academics, lawyers, judges and policymakers.. Mathews, LUISS Guido Carli University, Italy`Gene Cartels is a valuable book for the scientist providing, in an elegantly scholarly style, deep insights into the origins, history, evolution and current status of patent systems. Blumberg, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, US and Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1976 Starting with the 13th century, this book

Gene Cartels: Biotech Patents in the Age of Free Trade

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Rating : 4.97 (857 Votes)
Asin : 1849802459
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 416 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-03-14
Language : English

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This book is essential ammunition for those who oppose gene patenting, and lays out the legal case expertly.' --- David Koepsell, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, reviewed in SCRIPTed `The book is of interest to judges, patent attorneys and lawyers and policy-makers in this fieldThe first part is a fascinating and well researched historical study of patentingThe second part of the book is interesting and the author raises some very important pointsa very valuable contribution to the debate of the scope of patent monopolies.' --- David

It will also be of great interest to law academics, lawyers, judges and policymakers.. Mathews, LUISS Guido Carli University, Italy`Gene Cartels is a valuable book for the scientist providing, in an elegantly scholarly style, deep insights into the origins, history, evolution and current status of patent systems. Blumberg, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, US and Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1976 Starting with the 13th century, this book explores how patents have been used as an economic protectionist tool, developing and evolving to the point where thousands of patents have been ultimately granted not over inventions, but over isolated or purified biological materials. It shows how we need to bring together the discrete threads around intellectual property law (ie patent, copyrigh

D. Koepsell said Best work on the law of gene patenting. Dr. Palombi's work is a comprehensive examination of the law surrounding the complex social and scientific issue of gene patents. He delves into not only the current practice, and its legal and policy justifications, but the entire history of the law surrounding patents on life-forms and natural products. He tears apart the practice, based on his detailed legal analysis, showing that it is not only illogical, but unlawful. In particular, he decimates the myth that cDNA is somehow something "new" or "inventive," and illustrates how the exi

Luigi Palombi, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, Australia

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