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Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085524
eISBN:
9780226086163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226086163.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bitter Roots is a history of drug discovery from plants across different African countries. It reconsiders the history of pharmaceutical patents, biopiracy, and bioprospecting to show that African ... More


The Embrace of Intellectual Property

Joseph M. Gabriel

in Medical Monopoly: Intellectual Property Rights and the Origins of the Modern Pharmaceutical Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226108186
eISBN:
9780226108216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108216.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the growing importance of patents, trademarks, and generic names in the first decade of the twentieth-century. The chapter examines the 1905 Trademark Act, antitrust law, the ... More


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