- Language: English
- 191 Pages
- Published: October 2011
- Region: Global, United States
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Patent Law and Biotechnological Inventions. Edition No. 1
- Published: January 2012
- Region: Global
- 376 Pages
- VDM Publishing House
This book is an attempt to understand the full import of patenting the processes and products arising out of genetic modification of micro-organisms, plants, animals and human beings. It examines the effect of the grant of monopoly right in the form of patent, on preserving the agro-biodiversity, protection of flora, fauna and micro-organism having medicinal value and prevention of harmful effect of living modified organism (LMO). All of this has a direct bearing on Food Security, Public Health and Environment. The work further discusses the scope of patentability of biotechnological inventions in the light of prevailing regulations at the international, regional and national level. It makes a comparative analysis of laws of the countries having well established precedent in patenting life form, such as United States, European nations and extent of their adaptability in India. This Book will be helpful to person and institution involved in research of life form and who requires protection of the fruits of their biotechnological inventions. It is also a practical guide to legal expert, social activist and policymaker interested in Food Security, Public Health and Environment.
Habib Bouagada Postgraduate Diploma in Literature M.A.in Stylistics M.A in Translation Lecturer in English language and literature(Algeria and Saudi Arabia Former academic advisor at the Saudi Cultural Bureau, Canada Currently Freelance translator and French teacher at Algonquin College of Arts and Technology,Ottawa, Canada