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Patenting Stem Cells of Human Origin
(AHRC Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law, 2004)
The author discusses the impact of the European Union's Directive for the legal protection of biotechnological inventions (Directive 98/44/EC of 6 July 1998. Specific attention is given to the absence from provisions of ...
Patenting and the Human Body
(Oxford University Press, 2004)
In this extract from "Principles of Medical Law", Laurie considers the current state of play regarding the influence on medical law of patent law and patent rights. Laurie goes on to consider possible restrictions and ...
The Right Not to Know: An Autonomy Based Approach – A Response to Andorno
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2004)
The author comments on the question of a right not to know genetic information, in a response to Dr Adorno. The article discusses similaries shared between Laurie and Adorno, with the former differentiating his views by ...
Genetic Databases: Assessing the Benefits and the Impact on Human and Patient Rights – A World Health Organisation Report
(Martinus Nijhoff Publisher, 2004)
This article summarises the underlying rational and provisions of a report on genetic databases prepared for the European Partnership on Patients’ Rights and Citizens’ Empowerment, a network of the World Health Organisation ...