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Main Title Reaping the benefits of genomic and proteomic research : intellectual property rights, innovation, and public health /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Merrill, Stephen A.
Mazza, Anne-Marie.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 66170484
ISBN 0309100674; 9780309100670; 0309655234; 9780309655231
Subjects Genomics--United States--Patents. ; Proteomics--United States--Patents. ; Intellectual property--United States. ; Genomics--legislation & jurisprudence. ; Patents as Topic--legislation & jurisprudence. ; Proteomics--legislation & jurisprudence.
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National Academies Press
National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  QH447.R43 2006 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/05/2006
EJEM  QH447.R43 2006 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 04/28/2006
Collation xvi, 171 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-154).
Contents Notes
Introduction. The push to patent ; Science and commerce ; Patent issues ; Secrecy versus openness ; The illusory experimental use exemption ; Charge to the committee ; Organization of the report -- Genomics, proteomics, and the changing research environment. The importance of DNA sequence ; The Human Genome Project ; Human genetic variation ; What are genomics and proteomics? ; The importance of protein structure ; Changing scientific and clinical paradigms ; Intellectual property and commercialization ; Scientific norms and evolving science policies ; Summary -- The U.S. patent system, biotechnology and the courts. Fields of activity ; Applicable law ; Conclusions -- Trends in the patenting and licensing of genomic and protein inventions and their impact on biomedical research. Trends in patenting genomic and protein inventions ; Trends in university licensing of genomic and proteomic inventions ; Effects of intellectual property practices on research ; Sharing research materials ; Conclusion -- Conclusions and recommendations. Overall conclusions ; Best practices and norms for the scientific community and federal research sponsors ; Adapting the patent system to the developing fields of genomics and proteomics ; Facilaitate research access to patented inventions through licensing and shielding from liability for infringement -- Appendixes. A. Biographical information of committee and staff ; B. Search algorithms used to identify patents of interest.