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Published: 03 December 2009

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780199543465

Bookseller Code (AU)

Embryonic Stem Cell Patents

European Patent Law and Ethics

Edited by Aurora Plomer and Paul Torremans

  • Comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment of the application of European patent law in the field of human embryonic stem cells and the role of ethics and morality in patent law, especially in stem cell related applications
  • Editors and authors are highly respected experts in the field from a variety of EU member states and disciplines, ensuring that representative points of view are recognised
  • Offers practical solutions to dealing with various problems in this controversy, such as how the regime of the Biotech Directive can be made to work and unblocking the current stalemate surrounding the patentability of human embryonic stem cell related applications
  • Centres around and contributes to a controversial and newsworthy current debate in science, dealing with many of the legal and ethical questions raised.
  • Wide-ranging coverage, of legal and ethically-based disciplines.

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