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Patent politics : life forms, markets, and the public interest in the United States and Europe / Shobita Parthasarathy.

By: Parthasarathy, Shobita [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, Illinois : The University of Chicago Press, c2017Description: 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780226437859 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Biotechnology -- Patents | Patent laws and legislation -- United States -- History | Patent laws and legislation -- Europe -- History | Bioethics -- United States | Bioethics -- Europe
Contents:
Introduction -- Defining the public interest in the US and European patent systems -- Confronting the questions of life-form patentability -- Commodification, animal dignity, and patent-system publics -- Forging new patent politics through the human embryonic stem cell debates -- Human genes, plants, and the distributive implications of patents -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-276) and index.

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