Dangerous copyright proposals hit medical community hard

Geist, Michael
April 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/12/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 8, p989
Academic Journal
Reports on the plan of the Canadian government to reform copyright law that could have detrimental effect on medical research and education. Importance of the medical community speak its voice against the reform plan; Discussion on the significance of patent and copyright laws; Highlights on the plan of the Canadian government.


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