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Cover for Intellectual property issues in biotechnology.

This book contains 22 chapters focusing on the emerging legal, social and regulatory issues pertaining to biotechnology and intellectual property rights (IPRs) in agriculture, food, pharmaceutics, health care and industry. Expert opinions are also presented by premier academicians, scientists and...

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Jha, A.; Keswani, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology in agriculture, medicine and industry: an overview.

This chapter focuses on the recent advances in biotechnological innovations in the fields of genetics and molecular biology and their beneficial effects in the health care, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. The negative and positive effects of intellectual property rights, particularly...

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Alok Jha; Chetan Keswani
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotechnology and its development in developing countries: can intellectual property rights foster innovation in the field?

This chapter addresses the concept of biotechnology in general and presents an overview of the relevant international framework to biotechnology and biosafety and the interplay with trade-related aspects on intellectual property rights. An overview of the patent, biotechnology and biodiversity...

Author(s)
Chandler, D. M. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Patent eligibility issues in life science innovations: contentious court cases.

This chapter deals with some of the contentious court cases involving patent eligibility issues in life science areas in several countries, including the European Union (EU), USA, UK and India. Court cases on patent eligibility of thiopurine drugs to treat autoimmune diseases, diagnostic method for ...

Author(s)
Chakrabarty, A. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Checks and balances in biotechnology-related patents: in agreement to the Indian Patents (Amendment) Act, 2005.

This chapter focuses on the role of the Indian Patent Office in the granting of biotechnology-related patent rights according to the general principles as laid down in agreement to the Indian Patents (Amendment) Act of 2005 (IPAA-2005). The importance of Section 83, Chapter XVI, of the IPAA-2005 in ...

Author(s)
Om Prakash; Singh, P. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property in the biotechnology sector: the importance of 'star scientists' in the entrepreneurship and universities environment.

This chapter focuses on the analysis of different theories, such as entrepreneurship, growth and economic development and intellectual property as a tool for protecting the creativity of firms and universities, followed by the task of 'star scientists'. The results of patents and scientific...

Author(s)
Bas, T. G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property in agricultural biotechnology: from patent thickets to generics.

This chapter focuses on the contemporary system of agricultural biotechnology innovation, which consists of a balance of exclusive and non-exclusive access to proprietary technologies to effectively support new crop development and the provision of both commercial growers and subsistence farmers...

Author(s)
Alandete-Saez, M.; Jefferson, D. J.; Bennett, A. B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seeds of change: genetically modified crops, Canada's Agricultural Growth Act and the erosion of Farmers' Privilege.

This chapter focuses on Canada's novel approach to GM regulations. It discusses the recently adopted Agricultural Growth Act (AGA) which amends several key aspects of the Seeds Act and the Plant Breeders' Rights Act. The implications of AGA for intellectual property rights (IPRs), seed ownership...

Author(s)
Abergel, E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property rights regime for agricultural biotechnology in India.

This chapter looks at the progress achieved by agricultural biotechnology companies in India in the field of commercialization of biotechnological services and products. The particular focal point of this chapter is on intellectual property rights (IPR) related to plant biotechnology. It is...

Author(s)
Seweta Srivastava; Yadav, S. K.; Ravindra Kumar; Ashwani Kumar; Singh, V. P.; Asha Sinha; Rajendra Kumar
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Healthcare innovation, personalization and the patent system: where is the public interest?

This chapter discusses public interest and the patent system in healthcare innovations. The association between patents and commercial biomedicine, the actual claims of drug companies and what the patent law permits, and the patenting of enantiomers and other variants are described.

Author(s)
Dutfield, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter

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