New Developments in Biotechnology: Patenting Life

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This report reviews U.S. patent law as it relates to the patentability of micro-organisms, cells, plants, and animals; as well as specific areas of concern, including deposit requirements and international considerations. The report includes a range of options for congressional action related to the patenting of animals, intellectual property protection for plants, and enablement of patents involving biological material.

Creator(s): United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: April 1989
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • Creation: April 1989
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This report reviews U.S. patent law as it relates to the patentability of micro-organisms, cells, plants, and animals; as well as specific areas of concern, including deposit requirements and international considerations. The report includes a range of options for congressional action related to the patenting of animals, intellectual property protection for plants, and enablement of patents involving biological material.

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195 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Series Title: Special Report
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Office of Technology Assessment
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  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 8924
  • SUDOC: Y 3.T 22/2:2 B 52/4/
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Resource Type: Report
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