Industrial policy and biotechnology ‐ can intellectual property protection systems catch up?
Author: Murashige, Kate H.
Source: International Journal of Technology Management, Volume 14, Number 5, August 1997 , pp. 471-484(14)
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Abstract:Inventions of a sort never envisioned by the framers of the patent statute have arisen from the modern science of biotechnology. Such inventions are often laden with ethical and economic issues that are new. This paper explores the trends in patent protection inspired by such inventions and the implications of these trends.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Morrison & Foerster LLP, 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006-1812, USA
Publication date: August 1, 1997