- Tilting toward secrecy. // Nature Biotechnology;Dec2011, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p1055
The author comments on the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to restrict patents on human embryonic stem cells (hESC). He discusses the implications of the high court decision for the research community, suggesting that it could promote secrecy and reduce access to...
- Europe's High Court Rules Out Embryonic Stem Cell Patents. Moran, Nuala // BioWorld Today;10/19/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 203, p4
The article reports on the ruling by the European Court of Justice which stated that any intervention involving the removal of an embryonic stem cell cannot be patented. According to the author, there will be conflicts in investments made in clinical development if cell therapies will not...
- Europe's High Court Rules Out Embryonic Stem Cell Patents. Moran, Nuala // BioWorld International;10/19/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 42, p1
The article reports on the impact of a ruling by the European Court of Justice that any invention involving the removal of a stem cell from an embryo cannot be patented. The ruling takes a wide definition of a human embryo including a human ovum and covers patents for industrial or commercial...
- Scientists fear EU stem-cell patent ban. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Jun2011, Issue 840, p6
The article reports on the apprehensions shown by scientists in Europe on the impending decision to be issued by the European Court of Justice that could ban patents for embryonic stem-cell lines.
- Patenting: European stem-cell ruling is misleading. Green, Jeremy B. A. // Nature;11/3/2011, Vol. 479 Issue 7371, p41
The article discusses the author's view on the ruling of the European Court of Justice which stresses that inventions derived from human embryonic stem are unpatentable, asserting the ruling misleadingly classifies pseudo-fertilized eggs as requiring the protections of personhood.
- Ruling could drive research away from Europe. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Nov2011, Issue 845, p9
The article reports on the ban imposed by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for the stem cell patents in Europe.
- Legal and Regulatory Update. // Journal of Commercial Biotechnology;Oct2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p348
The article offers information on various legal and regulatory updates on biotechnology. Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) resolves the case on the patentability of embryonic stem cells. The European Commission has published the new block exemption regulation and guidelines for...
- European ruling risks pushing out the scientists. Webber, Philip // Lawyer;11/14/2011, p6
The article offers opinions about the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) regarding patents based on human stem cells. Topics include the issues of morality used in the case against patents of the cells, the Biotech Directive issued by the European Commission in the...
- Renewed vigour. // Nature;6/21/2012, Vol. 486 Issue 7403, p293
The author reflects on the scrutiny of researches involving human embryonic stem (ES) cells in Europe. He cites the ruling of the European Court of Justice on the immoral and illegal patents for inventions involving human ES cells in biomedical research. The author thinks that a continuous...