Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property: Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-11-28
  • Publisher: Ashgate (AGH)

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Divided into three parts, this edited volume gives an overview of current topics in law and ethics in relation to intellectual property. It addresses practical issues encountered in everyday situations in politics, research and innovation, as well as some of the underlying theoretical concepts.

Table of Contents

Political Regulations and Institutions: Biobank governance: property, privacy and consent
Population genetic databases: a new challenge to human rights
Intellectual property rights and the right to health: considering the case of access to medicines
International protection of human genetic data - the UNESCO declaration on human genetic data and the possible impact on genetic governance models, Tobias Schulte in den Bäumen
TRIPS jurisprudence in the balance: between the realist defence of policy space and a shared utilitarian ethic
Science and Intellectual Property: Exclusive property rights in the biosciences: an ethical discussion
Enclosing the 'knowledge commons': patenting genes for disease risk and drug response at the university-industry interface
Reconceptualizing genetics: challenges to traditional medical ethics
Patenting the cure: drug patenting, compulsory licensing and our responsibility towards the 3rd world
The curse of intangibility: tracing equitable intellectual property rights in human biological material
Knowledge and information - private property or common good? A global perspective
The limit of balancing interests through copyright levies
The institutional nature of the patent system: lessons from the biotechnology era
Why people give information freely: internet architecture and the rebirth of folkloric culture
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