Patenting Life: New Developments in Biotechnology

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Since the discovery of recombinant DNA technology in the early 1970s, biotechnology has become an essential tool for many researchers and industries. The potential of biotechnology has spurred the creative genius of inventors seeking to improve the Nation's health, food supply, and environment. In 1980, the Supreme Court ruled that a living micro-organism could be patented. Subsequently, the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office held that certain types of plant and animal life constituted patentable subject matter. This special ...

Patenting Life: New Developments in Biotechnology 2006, University Press of the Pacific

ISBN-13: 9781410225672

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