Stem cell patenting

Baldock, Claire
January 2006
Journal of Commercial Biotechnology;Jan2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p120
Academic Journal
The patenting of embryonic stem cell-related inventions appears to be as controversial as the technology itself. The author outlines the state of play in Europe and the USA as well as other selected territories. While Europe has the broadest statutory exclusions to patenting of inventions which might be regarded as unethical, it appears that a smooth ride for applicants and patent holders is not guaranteed elsewhere.


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