Understanding Biotechnology Law: Protection, Licensing, and Intellectual Property Policies / Edition 1

Understanding Biotechnology Law: Protection, Licensing, and Intellectual Property Policies / Edition 1

by Gale R. Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824789350

ISBN-13: 9780824789350

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Detailing the intellectual-property aspects of biotechnology law - from initial identification and reporting through licensing - this comprehensive reference explains the rules, regulations and procedures typically encountered by researchers in the development of their innovations.;Focusing on the fundamental legal concepts that should be understood by scientists,

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Detailing the intellectual-property aspects of biotechnology law - from initial identification and reporting through licensing - this comprehensive reference explains the rules, regulations and procedures typically encountered by researchers in the development of their innovations.;Focusing on the fundamental legal concepts that should be understood by scientists, academicians and technicians working in the field, Understanding Biotechnology Law: considers the role of the inventor in the preparation of a patent application; describes the patent application process from discovery of an invention to issuance of a patent; discusses the law governing ownership of laboratory discoveries and products; examines intellectual-property policies, research agreements, consulting agreements, and conflicts of interest; presents the rules for determining inventorship; reviews patent infringement laws, including claim interpretation, literal infringement, and infringement under the doctrine of equivalents; and outlines modern license agreements, providing the principal terms encountered in biotechnology licenses.;Written by authorities in the field, Understanding Biotechnology Law is a reference for molecular and cell biologists, microbiologists, virologists, bioprocess technologists, biochemists, food scientists and technologists, pharmacologists, and pharmacists.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824789350
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the field of biotechnology law, Gale R. Peterson; identifying, evaluating, and reporting innovative research developments, Lita Nelson; choosing the form of legal protection, Reid G. Adler; preparing the patent application, Bradford J. Duft; inventorship in the research laboratory, Edward T. Lentz; ownership of laboratory innovations, William LaFuze; patent infringement in the field of biotechnology, Charles Lipsey and Amy L. Tsui Collins; intellectual-property policies and conflicts of interest, Katherine L. Chapman; technology transfer and commercialization, Joyce Brinton.

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