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Genes and Patents: Evolution; Controversies and Perspectives

出版商 Technical Insights (Frost & Sullivan) 商品編碼 307110
出版日期 內容資訊 英文 56 Pages
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遺傳基因與專利:演進;議論及展望 Genes and Patents: Evolution; Controversies and Perspectives
出版日期: 2014年06月30日 內容資訊: 英文 56 Pages

本報告提供遺傳基因專利領域相關研究,遺傳基因專利的優點,歷史,問題及生命倫理,美國的Association For Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics 事件和美國最高法院的判斷,Myriad Ruling的影響等相關詳細內容。


  • 調查範圍
  • 遺傳基因專利的優點
  • 遺傳基因和遺傳基因專利的歷史
  • 統計
  • 遺傳基因專利性的標準
  • 遺傳基因專利相關問題
  • 遺傳基因專利及生物倫理學(生命倫理)
  • Association For Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics 事件的理解
  • Myriad Ruling 的餘波
  • 主要調查結果
  • 關於Frost&Sullivan
Product Code: D54E-01-00-00-00

Who owns our genes?

Genes are the constituent elements of a human body. Genetic research has been carried out to find answers to several questions pertaining to diseases, drug discovery, diagnostics and therapeutics. It is an expensive mode of research and development. As a result, many researchers and developers see the need to secure intellectual property protection by means of patents. This not only secures their expensive invention from being duplicated elsewhere but also provides collateral for funding. But genetic patenting has been in news for quite some time. For many, it is difficult to fathom how a third party can claim ownership over ones genes. Moreover, patenting restricts access to knowledge which in turn provides a setback to the research community. In the light of the above mentioned, the United States Supreme Court deliberated on the celebrated case of Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics. The decision changed to quite an extent the patent eligibility requirements for a naturally occurring gene. It left several previously granted patents vulnerable to be invalidated. The United States Patent and Trademarks Office laid down guidelines for examination of such patent applications, post this decision. The research service highlights such details in the field of gene patenting.

Table of Contents

  • Research Scope
  • Benefits of Gene Patenting
  • History of Genes and Gene Patenting
  • Statistics
  • Standards of Gene Patentability
  • Issues Regarding Gene Patenting
  • Gene Patents and Bioethics
  • Understanding Association For Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics
  • Aftermath of The Myriad Ruling
  • Key Findings
  • The Frost & Sullivan Story
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