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Patents on life : religious, ethical, and social justice aspects of biotechnology and intellectual property

Patents on life : religious, ethical, and social justice aspects of biotechnology and intellectual property

Author: Thomas C BergRoman CholijSimon RavenscroftVon Hugel Institute,St. Edmund's College (University of Cambridge),All authors
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Brings legal, religious, ethical, and political perspectives to bear on debates about biotechnology patents or 'patents on life'. With international, interfaith, and cross-disciplinary contributions,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Berg; Roman Cholij; Simon Ravenscroft; Von Hugel Institute,; St. Edmund's College (University of Cambridge),; Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy,
ISBN: 9781108428682 1108428681
OCLC Number: 1140955574
Notes: "The inspiration for the collection of essays in this volume, from contributors of widely differing backgrounds, came from an international conference convened at the University of Cambridge in 2015, on the theme 'Patents on Life: Through the Lenses of Law, Religious Faith and Social Justice'. The conference was organised jointly by the Von Hugel Institute ('VHI') for Critical Catholic Inquiry at St Edmund's College, and the Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law, and Public Policy at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota."--page 3.
Description: xii, 313 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: An introduction to religious and political discourse on life patents / Roman Cholij --
Morality, religion, and patents / Kathleen Liddell and Simon Ravenscroft --
Religious and moral grounds for patent-eligible subject matter exclusions / Joshua D. Sarnoff --
Life-form patents : proceedings in the European Patent Office and the role of non-commercial parties / Christopher Rennie-Smith --
Intellectual property rights and the fundamental right to the commons in the light of Catholic social teaching / Monsignor Osvaldo Neves de Almeiad --
Human rights and life patents : lessons from the Church's social teaching and engagement in the United States / Stephen M. Colecchi --
Intellectual property and genetic sequences : a Jewish law perspective / Michael J. Broyde and Steven S. Weiner --
Intellectual property, Islamic values, and the patenting of genes / Mohammed El Said --
Christian libertarianism and the curious lack of religious objections to the patenting of life forms in the United States / Paul J. Heald --
From Chakrabarty to Myriad and beyond : Catholic contributions to the gene patenting debate / Paul J. Wojda --
"Thou shalt not steal" : the morality of compulsory licensing of pharmaceutical patents / Margo A. Bagley --
Genetic resources and patents : in search of ethical solutions to global IP discord / Roman Cholij --
Patents for life : towards an ethical use of patents on plant innovations / Michael A. Kock --
Germline modification of human embryos, patents and the limits of markets : rethinking equality, human diversity and the question of innovation funding / Katerina Sideri --
Patent governance, ethics, and democracy : how transparency and accountability norms are challenged by patents on stem cells, gametes, and genome editing (CRISPR) in Europe / Ingrid Schneider --
Life patents, religion, and justice : a summary of themes / Thomas C. Berg.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas C. Berg, St. Thomas University (Minnesota) School of Law; Roman Cholij, St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge; Simon Ravenscroft, St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge.


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