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

Willison, Donald J.; MacLeod, Stuart M.
August 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p259
Academic Journal
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.


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