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About hinxtongroup

Bioethics Research Manager, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patents

NY Times, October 29, 2010 Reversing a longstanding policy, the federal government said on Friday that human and other genes should not be eligible for patents because they are part of nature. The new position could have a huge impact … Continue reading

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Recent Publications – From the UK Intellectual Property Office

Two new publications from the UK IPO–commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) before its dissolution in August (Independent reports from leading academics). The Flow of Knowledge from the Academic Research Base into the Economy: the … Continue reading

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Recent Publications

Stanford Journal of Law, Science and Policy: “Stem Cell Patents in a Global Economy: The Legal Challenges” This paper reviews recent developments in the international legal landscape on stem cell patents and compares the fate of one of the early … Continue reading

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Essential Readings?

If you had to pick one or two absolutely essential readings to prepare for this meeting, which would you recommend?

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Welcome

This website is designed to both provide briefing material on proprietary challenges in stem cell research and enhance the typical briefing process by facilitating the sharing of thoughts, feedback, and expertise in advance of our plenary meeting and working group … Continue reading

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