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Intellectual property protection for plant-related inventions in Europe.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14526379     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The economic and political issues that accompany the commercial growing of genetically modified crops, as well as the risk of transgene spread, are often top of the agenda for debate. But one important aspect is frequently overlooked--the intellectual property protection of plant-related inventions. What protection does European patent law afford to such inventions, how does it compare with the United States law and what are the consequences of the differences between them?
Barbara Fleck; Claire Baldock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nature reviews. Genetics     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1471-0056     ISO Abbreviation:  Nat. Rev. Genet.     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-03     Completed Date:  2003-10-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100962779     Medline TA:  Nat Rev Genet     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  834-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Boult Wade Tennant, Verulam Gardens, 70 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8BT, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Biotechnology / legislation & jurisprudence*,  trends
Genetic Engineering / legislation & jurisprudence*
Intellectual Property*
International Cooperation / legislation & jurisprudence*
Patents as Topic / legislation & jurisprudence*
Plants, Genetically Modified*
United States
United States Government Agencies

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