Intellectual Property and Biotechnology: Biological Inventions

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2008 - Law - 392 pages
Dr Rimmer s book is a marvellous introduction to a crucial topic of our time. He writes engagingly, provocatively and always with good humour. A highly technical and complex area of law has been reduced to clear descriptions and searching analysis. Truly,
 

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Contents

patent law and microorganisms
24
patent law and plant breeders rights
50
patent law and animals
82
patent law scientific discoveries and products of nature
110
patent law and the human genome project
138
patent law research tools and experimental use
164
patent law and genetic testing
187
patent law and noncoding DNA
216
patent law and human embryos
248
patent law and frontier technologies
280
Bibliography
308
Index
363
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Matthew Rimmer is a senior lecturer and associate director of research at the ANU College of Law, and an associate director of the Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture.

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