TITLE

Patenting of genetic material: Are the benefits to society being realized?

AUTHOR(S)
Willison, Donald J.; MacLeod, Stuart M.
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p259
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on patenting of genetic material. Criteria for patents, including that an invention is novel, useful, and not obvious; Recognition of patents for genetic sequences in the U.S., Europe and Canada; Concerns over patenting of genetic material, including a reluctance of researchers to share information and subsequent lack of innovation.
ACCESSION #
7046764

 

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