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Author: Katerina Sideri
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The focus of this book is on regulatory agencies, such as the European Patent Office and the World Trade Organisation, and their role and function in the regulation of the bioeconomy.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katerina Sideri
ISBN: 0754677389 9780754677383 1472403673 9781472403674 9781322565798 1322565791
OCLC Number: 899204977
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents: Introduction: patents as discourse on life: the purposes of patents in the field of biotechnology and biomedical innovation. Part I The European Patent Office and the Question of Legitimacy: Morality, Ethics and Technocracy: The European Patent Office, biotechnology and ethics: revising ends of policy and rethinking public deliberation; Neutral or practically wise regulator? Genes, patents and human health; Rethinking multilevel governance in the EU and the future of the EPO: from morality to ethics. Part II Patents and Public Bioethics: Public bioethics: lay opinions, and human need: from sex selection to enhancement; EPO and public bioethics: germ line interventions in human embryos, the problem of commodification and the question of incentives. Part III Patents, Global Trade and Bioethics: Rethinking Good Governance: TRIPs, access to medicines and the global governance of patents: cultivating humanity and equity; Global health networks and discursive legitimacy; Some reflections on good patent governance; Conclusions: a discursive analysis of patents. Bibliography; Index.


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Patenting in the life sciences is a controversial area of law and policy with implications for health and human society more generally. This highly original, erudite and insightful book identifies Read more...

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