Mice, Morals and the environment

Mayer, Susan; Alexander, Daniel
November 1991
New Scientist;11/23/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1796, p12
Discusses the morality of granting patents to life forms. Opinion to be given by the European Parliament's (EP) Legal Affairs Committee on a draft directive on the patenting of life forms; Test of morality designed by the European Patent Office (EPO); EP Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development's recognition of the importance of a public debate on granting such patents.


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