Intellectual Property Rights in Animal Breeding and Genetics

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Max Frederick Rothschild, Scott Newman
CABI, Jan 1, 2002 - Law - 272 pages
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Intellectual property and patents involving animals is an ever-changing field. The purpose of this book is to review the role that intellectual property plays in the development of modern animal breeding and genetics. It includes discussion of the history of animal patenting, common forms ofintellectual property, economic issues related to patent protection and the funding of research, ethical issues, and the consequences of intellectual property in the modern animal genetics market place.
 

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This is a great book for understanding IPRs involving in animals.

Contents

Patents Trade Secrets and Other Forms of Intellectual
1
Innovation and Controversy
17
The Economics of Patents
31
Access to Data and Intellectual Property
51
The Public University Intellectual Property
85
Lessons from the Patenting of Plants
103
Patenting and Sequencing the Genome
119
Open Source and Other Software Intellectual
147
Animals Ethics and Patents
163
Development of a Genetic Marker for Litter Size in
179
Development and Commercialization of a Genetic Marker
197
A Research and Patent Perspective of Nuclear Transfer
213
a Case Study
233
Development and Commercialization of Software
247
Final Thoughts
263
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