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Gene Patenting and the Product-of-Nature Doctrine

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter traces the CCR5 gene’s intellectual property lineage. It discusses how genes became patentable in the United States by offering a history of patent law, particularly cases that have been ... More


The CCR5 Patent and Intellectual Property Law

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Using the CCR5 patent as a guide, this chapter analyses how various legal precedents based on chemistry have proven to be inappropriate to genes. Gene patents are controversial not simply because of ... More


The CCR5 Patent(s)

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how the CCR5 gene was patented by several companies both in the United States and in Europe. It discusses how one of the patent holders patented the incorrect sequence and did ... More


The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Myles W. Jackson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book uses the story of the CCR5 gene to investigate the interrelationships among science, technology, and society. Mapping the varied ‘genealogy’ of CCR5- intellectual property, natural ... More


The Challenges of the TRIPS Agreement

Graeme B. Dinwoodie and Rochelle C. Dreyfuss

in A Neofederalist Vision of TRIPS: The Resilience of the International Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304619
eISBN:
9780199933273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304619.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Private International Law

This Chapter presents a synopsis of the argument advanced in the book. It recognizes the comprehensiveness of TRIPS and the theory of comparative advantage that underlies its adoption as part of a ... More


Internationalization of Science in Modern Law

Robin Feldman

in The Role of Science in Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368581
eISBN:
9780199867455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368581.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the internalization of science in modern law. It begins by examining internalization of scientific markers in abortion cases and law's reluctance to abandon those markers as ... More


The Story of the CCR5 Gene

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introductory chapter proffers an overview of the history of the CCR5 gene. It discusses the rush to patent a sequence, whose precise function was unknown at the time of the patent. It also ... More


Epilogue: The End of an Error?

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This final chapter brings us up to date with the current state of affairs in gene patenting. It discusses the recent US Supreme Court’s decision on the breast cancer patents held by Myriad Genetics. ... More


Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology

Sreenivasulu N.S.

in Law Relating to Biotechnology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The chapter presents intellectual property rights issues in biotechnology. It analyzes various fields of intellectual property where possible protection and promotion of biotechnology could be found. ... More


The European Response to the CCR5 Patent

Myles W. Jackson

in The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS, and Race

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028660
eISBN:
9780262327190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028660.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the patenting of the CCR5 gene in Europe. It compares and contrasts the practices of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with the European Patent Office (EPO) ... More


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