Geertrui Van Overwalle

KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

Prof. dr.

Sint-Michielsstraat 6 box 3443

Leuven, 3000

Belgium

https://www.law.kuleuven.be/citip/en/staff/00015469

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1.

Breeding Business. The Future of Plant Breeding in the Light of Developments in Patent Rights and Plant Breeder’s Rights

Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV), Wageningen, Centre for Genetic Resources (CGN) – Wageningen University and Research Centre, December 2009,
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2013
Wageningen UR, Wageningen UR, KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT), Centre for International Environmental Studies, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and Radboud University Nijmegen
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Plant Breeding, Genetic Resources, Molecular Marker Technology, Genetic Modification, GMO's, Intellectual Property, Patents, Plant Breeders Rights, Business Models, Economic Aspects, R&D Investments, Concentration, Developing Countries, Access to Genetic Variation, Right to Food, Food Securit

2.

A Paper Tiger? Compulsory License Regimes for Public Health in Europe

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), January 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Esther van Zimmeren and Geertrui Van Overwalle
University of Leuven and KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Licenses, Compulsory Licenses, License of Right, Public Health

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Policy Levers Tailoring Patent Law to Biotechnology: Comparing European and US Approaches

University of California Irvine Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Biotechnology inventions, European patent law, Policy levers, Invention vs. discovery, Morality, Medical methods, First and second medical use, Expectation of success, Secondary indicia, Skilled person, Enabling disclosure, Scope, Breadth of claims, Research exemption, Compulsory licensing

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Bio-Patents, Law and Ethics - A Critical Analysis of the EU Biotechnology Directive

Revista de Derecho y Genoma Humano - Law and the Human Genome Review, Vol. 19, pp. 187-203, July-December 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Biotechnological inventions, Ethics, Morality, EU Biotechnology Directive

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Declaration on Patent Protection - Regulatory Sovereignty under TRIPS

IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property & Competition Law, 2014, Vol. 45, Is. 6, pp 679-698 , Intellectual Property Law and Policy Journal, 2014, Vol. 45, pp.1 - 32 (in Japanese), Max Planck Institute for Innovation & Competition Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2015
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, University of California, Irvine School of Law, University of Buenos Aires (UBA) - Faculty of Social Sciences, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP), Duke University School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
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Functions and Limits of Patent Law

FACING THE LIMITS OF THE LAW, pp. 415-442, Eric Claes, Wouter Devroe and Bert Keirsbilck, eds., Springer, February 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle and Esther van Zimmeren
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and University of Leuven
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Patent law, Objectives, Goals, Justification, Limits, Regulatory function, Symbolic function, Expansion patentable subject matter, Patent quality, Patent thickets, Restrictive licensing, Globalisation, Experts, Epistemic communities, Governance, Accountability, Ethics, Human rights, TRIPs, WIPO, WTO

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Reconciling Patent Policies with the University Mission

Ethical Perspectives - Journal of the European Ethics Network, Vol. 13, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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University, Patents, Ombudsperson for science, Whistle blowing, Code of conduct, Open access, Public patents, Two-tiered patents, Humanitarian use license

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Biotechnology and Patents: Global Standards, European Approaches and National Accents

GENETIC ENGINEERING AND THE WORLD TRADE SYSTEM, Daniel Wüger, Thomas Cottier, eds., Cambridge University Press, pp. 77-108, 2008,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, TRIPs, Biotechnological inventions, Human body, Ethics, Morality, Human rights, Traditional Knowledge, Health

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Interoperability Standards, Patents and Competition Policy

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2014-050
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Pierre Larouche and Geertrui Van Overwalle
Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) and KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Standardization, intellectual property, standard-essential patents, patent holdup, patent ambush, patent thicket

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A Man of Flowers: A Reflection on Plant Patents, the Right to Food and Competition Law

TECHNOLOGY AND COMPETITION, pp. 355-372, J. Drexl, et al., ed., Larcier, 2009
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patent Law, Plant Patent Act, Plant Breeder's Rights, Plant Variety Protection Act, TRIPs Agreement, Agricultural Biotechnology, Golden Rice, Human Rights, Right to Food, Competition Law, SUMCOL, Patent Pool, Clearinghouse, Open Source, Liability Regime

11.

Study on the Patenting of Inventions Related to Human Stem Cell Research

European Communities, p. 218, 2002
Number of pages: 225 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Patentable Subject Matter, Patent Databases, Human Stem Cells, Animal Stem Cells, Living Material, Ethics, Commercialisation, Academic and Private Research, Informed Consent, Breadth of Claims, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies (EGE), President Prodi

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Patent Protection for Plants: A Comparison of American and European Approaches

IDEA-Journal of Law and Technology, pp. 143-194, 1999
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, plants, European Patent Convention, Utility Patent Act, Plant Breeders Rights

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Individualism, Pluralism and Openness in Patent Law - Promoting Access Through Exclusion

INDIVIDUALISM AND COLLECTIVENESS IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, Jan Rósen, ed., Edward Elgar, 2011, Tilburg Law School Research Paper No. 08/2011,
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Individual and multiple ownership, DNA, Genes, Myriad, Bilski

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The Implementation of the Biotechnology Directive in Belgium and its Aftereffects: The Introduction of a New Research Exemption and a Compulsory License for Public Health

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), Vol. 37, pp. 889-920, 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Biological material, European Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Patent Act, Compulsory license, Research exemption, Experimental use exemption

15.

Intellecual Property Rights and High Quality Genetic Testing

QUALITY ISSUES IN CLINICAL GENETIC SERVICES, pp. 251-265, U. Kristoffersson, J. Schmidtke and J. J. Cassiman, eds., Springer, May 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Gene Patents, DNA Sequence Claims, Diagnostic Method Claims, Patent Thickets, Blocking Patents, Refusal to License, Facilitating Access to Patents, Research Exemption, Patent Pools, Clearing Houses, Compulsory Licenses, Breast Cancer, BRCA, Myriad Genetics

16.

Uncorking Trade Secrets: Sparking the Interaction Between Trade Secrecy and Open Biotechnology

THE LAW AND THEORY OF TRADE SECRECY: A HANDBOOK OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH, Rochelle Dreyfuss and Katherine Strandberg, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Trade Secrets, Know How, Biotechnological Inventions, Trips Agreement, Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA), Open Secrets, Open Biotechnology, Disclosure, Patent Pools, Clearinghouses, Open Source

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Policy Options for the Improvement of the European Patent System

Scientific Technology Options Assessment (STOA) of the European Parliament, 2007
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Maastricht University, European Patent Office, University of Bordeaux - GREThA, Copenhagen Business School, KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Law
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Patent law, Patent policy, Competition law, Justification, Objectives, EU patent, Community patent, Knowledge society, Knowledge diffusion, Patent thicket, Patent quality, University patents, Mission statement, Governance, European Patent Office, Access

18.

Human Rights’ Limitations in Patent Law

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS: A PARADOX, pp. 236-271, Willem Grosheide, ed., Edward Elgar Publishing, June 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patent Law, Human Rights, Public Interest, Human Dignity, Right to Food, Informed Consent, Access to Public Health, Eduction And Research, Access to Information, Oviedo Convention, EU Biotechnology Directive, TRIPS Agreement, Doha Declaration

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Patenting Stem Cell Research in Europe and in the United States

CROSSING BORDERS - CULTURAL, RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL DIFFERENCES CONCERNING STEM CELL RESEARCH, W. Bender, C. Hauskeller, A. Manzei, eds., Münster, agenda Verlag, pp. 519-546, 2005,
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Human stem cells, EU Biotechnology Directive, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

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Patent Law in Crisis? Functions and Limits of the Patent System in a Globalised World

Revue de la Faculté de Droit, pp. 317-322, 2007,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Proliferation of patents, Patent thickets, Functions of patent law, Goal of patent law, Limits of patent law

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Differential Pricing: Piercing or Fostering the Intellectual Property Incentive for Public Health?

SCHRIFTENREIHE DES ZENTRUMS FÜR EUROPÄISCHE RECHTSPOLITIK (ZERP), pp. 113-124, Christine Godt, ed., Nomos, May 2010,
Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2017
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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HIV Drugs, AIDS, Antiretrovirals (ARVs), Bremen Declaration, Corporate Philanthropy, Confidential Rebates, Patent Pools, Unitaid Pool, Compulsory Licences, Government use, TRIPs Agreement, Funding, Subsidies, Millennium Development Goals

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Reshaping Bio-Patents: Measures to Restore Trust in the Patent System

THE REGULATORY CHALLENGE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY - HUMAN GENETICS, FOOD AND PATENTS, Han Somsen, ed., Cheltenham, UK - Northhampton, US, Edward Elgar Ltd., pp. 238-256, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Biotechnological inventions, Trust, Morality, Informed consent, Origin requirement, Exemption, Compulsory licenses, Patent pools

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Protecting and Sharing Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge: Holder and User Tools

Ecological Economics, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 585-607, June 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Biodiversity, Traditional knowledge, Intelectual property rights, Patents, Plant breeder’s rights, Farmer’s rights, Sui generis regimes, Fair and equitable sharing

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3D Printing and Patent Law: A Disruptive Technology Disrupting Patent Law?

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Geertrui Van Overwalle and Reinout Leys, LL.M
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and Independent
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3D Printing Technology, European and US Patent Law, Eligible Subject Matter, Substantive Patentability Requirements, Infringement, Enforcement, Inventor and User Perspective

25.

Influence of Intellectual Property Law on Safety in Biotechnology

SAFETY OF MODERN TECHNICAL SYSTEMS, pp. 663-670, Hellmund, S., ed., Saarbrücken, TÜV Saarland Foundation, 2001 , World Congress on Safety in Modern Technical Systems, Saarbrücken, September 12-14, 2001,
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Agriculture, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Environment, Human health, Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO), Patents, TRIPs

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Public Interest, Public Domain, Commons and Patent Law (In French)

PUBLIC INTEREST AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW, pp. 149-175, M. Buydens, S. Dusollier, eds., Bruylant, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patent Law, Public Interest, Commons, Positive Commons, Negative Commons, Semi-Commons, Anti-Commons, Compensatory Liability Regime, International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA)

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Patentability of Human Stem Cells and Cell Lines

The Danish Council of Ethics and the University of Copenhagen Conference, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Human stem cells, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

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Intellectual Property Protection for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS: AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, ECOLOGICAL, LEGAL, PHARMACOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS, pp. 121-128, R. Bogers, L. Craker and D. Lange, eds., Springer, 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Plant breeder’s rghts, Wild plants, Cultivated plants, Isolated chemical substances, Methods of isolation, cultivation or preparation

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Patents and Venus: About Oocytes and Human Embryonic Stem Cells

STEM CELLS AND WOMEN’S HEALTH, pp. 148-178, Anthemis-Intersentia, 2007,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle and Nele Berthels
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and Independent
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Patents, Human oocytes, Human embryonic stem cells, Cloning methods, Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), European Patent Convention, EU Biotechnology Directive, Patent statistics, Granting policy European Patent Office (EPO) and United States Patent Office (USPTO), Informed consent

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The Legal Protection of Biological Material in Belgium

International Review of Industrial Property and Copyright Law (IIC), pp. 259-284, 2000
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, plant breeders rights, plants, biological material, Belgian Patent Act, Belgian Plant Variety Protection Act, European Biotechnology Directive, TRIPs

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Fair Use – A Workable Concept in European Patent Law?

Compulsory Patent Licensing, Kung-Chung Liu & Reto Hilty, eds., Springer, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Regulating Protection, Preservation and Technology Transfer of Biodiversity-Based Drugs: Patents, Contracts and Local Working Requirements Under the Microscope

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, PUBLIC POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, pp. 113-141, Inge Govaere and Hanns Ullrich, eds., Peter Lang, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Plant breeders rights, Biodiversity, Technology Transfer, Developing Countries, Contracts, Local Working Requirement

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Clinical Trials - The Situation in Belgium in the Light of Recent Case Law in the Netherlands and Germany (Proeven met geneesmiddelen - De situatie in België in het licht van de recente rechtspraak en rechtsleer in Nederland en Duitsland)

PATENT LAW AND MEDICINES, pp. 65-91, G. Van Overwalle, ed., Brussel, Bruylant, 2000
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, medicines, clinical trials, research exemption

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Holder and User Perspectives in the Traditional Knowledge Debate: A European View

BIODIVERSITY & THE LAW, Charles Mc Manis, ed., EarthScan, London-Sterling, pp. 355-370, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Traditional knowledge, Patents, Contracts, Informed consent, Disclosure, Origin requirement, Humanitarian use restrictions

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Governing Genomic Data: Plea for an 'Open Commons'

in Governing the Knowledge Commons, MADISON, M., FRISCHMANN, B. & STRANDBURG, K. (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2014, 137-153
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Aug 2014
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Genes, Genomic Data, Intellectual Property, Patents, Sharing Norms, Commons, Openness, Access, Use

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The Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) and Patent Law

Intellectuele Rechten - Droits Intellectuels (I.R.D.I.), pp. 222-244, 1997
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, TRIPs

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Without Drums and Trumpets: The Final Implementation of the EU Biotechnology Directive in Belgian Patent Law (Zonder Trommels en Trompetten: De Definitieve Omzetting van de EU Biotechnologierichtlijn in het Belgisch Recht) (Dutch)

Intellectuele Rechten – Droits Intellectuels (IRDI), pp. 340-378, 2005,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Biotechnological inventions, EU Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Patent Act, Research exemption, Experimental use exemption, Compulsory license for public health

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Academic Knowledge, Patent Law and Ethics: A Fragile Relationship (Academische Kennis, Octrooirecht en Ethiek: Een Netelige Verkenning)

Ethische Perspectieven, pp. 8-20, March-June 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Academic knowledge, Biotechnological inventions, Universities

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University Patents Cut to Size? Balancing Public and Private Good (Universitaire octrooien op maat? Naar een evenwicht tussen publieke opdracht en privaat goed) (Dutch)

TUSSEN MARKT EN AGORA: OVER HET STATUUT AN UNIVERSITAIRE KENNIS, pp. 181-214, B. Pattyn & G. Van Overwalle, eds. Peeters, 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2010
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KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Open science, Access to knowledge, Public good, Ethos of sharing, Gift economy

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Of Green Mice with Red Ears: The EU Biotechnology Directive and the Belgian Bill of September 21, 2004 (Van Groene Muizen met Rode Oortjes: De EU-Biotechnologierichtlijn en het Belgisch Wetsontwerp van 21 September 2004) (Dutch)

Intellectuele Rechten – Droits Intellectuels, Vol. 4, pp. 357-386, 2004,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patent law, Biotechnological inventions, EU Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Patent Act, Ethics

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The Impact of Emerging Market Patent Systems on Europe: Awaiting ‘The Rape of Europa'?

Emerging Markets and the World Patent Order, Frederick M. Abbott, Carlos M. Correa & Peter Drahos, eds., Edward Elgar, 2013, 355-368
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Mar 2014
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Of Mice and Men - The EU 1998 Biotechnology Directive and its Implementation in Belgian Patent Law (Van Muizen en Mensen - De Eu-Biotechnologierichtlijn Van 6 Juli 1998 en de Omzetting in het Belgisch Octrooirecht)

Rechtskundig Weekblad, pp. 401-415, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Biological material, European Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Patent Act

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Patent Pools and Clearinghouses in the Life Sciences: Back to the Future

Research Handbook on IP and the Life Sciences, D. Matthews & H. Zech (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 2016
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patents, Anti-commons, Patent thickets, Life sciences, Genes, Agriculture, Plants, Patent pools, Clearinghouses, Public Private partnership

44.

Gene Patents and Human Rights

in Intellectual Property Law and Human Rights. Third edition, Paul L. C. Torremans (ed.), Kluwer Law International, 2015, 871 – 914 ,
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Human genetics, Patents, Human rights, Human dignity, Right to access to health care

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Models for Facilitating Access to Patents on Genetic Inventions

7 Nature Review Genetics, February 2006, 143-148
Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle and Esther van Zimmeren
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and University of Leuven

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Human genetics, Gene patents, Patent thickets, Tragedy of the anti-commons, Patent pools

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Exclusive Property versus Open Commons. The Case of Gene Patents

The WIPO Journal: Analysis and Debate of Intellectual Property Issues, 4, 2013, 139-158
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Innovation, Human genes, Patents, Anti-commons, Patent thicket, Collective ownership, Open access, Commons

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Patent Pools and Diagnostic Testing

24 Trends in Biotechnology (TIB), vol. 3, March 2006, 115-120
Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle and Esther van Zimmeren
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) and University of Leuven

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Human genetics, Gene patents, Tragedy of the anti-commons, Patent thicket, Patent pools

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Impact of Gene Patents on Diagnostic Testing: A New Patent Landscaping Method Applied to Spinocerebellar Ataxia

19(11) European Journal of Human Genetics (EJHG), 2011, 1114–1121,
Posted: 26 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2016
Nele Berthels, Gert Matthijs and Geertrui Van Overwalle
Independent, Leuven University - Center for Human Genetics and KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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gene patents, genetic testing, patent licensing, spinocerebellar ataxia

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Legal Uncertainty in the Area of Genetic Diagnostic Testing

27, Nature Biotechnology, October 2009, 903-909
Posted: 26 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2016
Isabelle Huys, Nele Berthels, Gert Matthijs and Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Independent, Leuven University - Center for Human Genetics and KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Gene patents, Tragedy of the anti-commons, Patent thickets, Diagnostics

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Analysing DNA Patents in Relation with Diagnostic Genetic Testing

14 European Journal of Human Genetics (EJHG), vol. 1, January 2006, 26-33
Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Human genetics, Gene patents, Diagnostic testing, Breast cancer genes, BRCA1, BRCA2

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The CJEU Monsanto Soybean Decision and Patent Scope: As Clear as Mud

International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law (IIC), 2011, 1-3
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Biotechnology, Agriculture, Plant innovation, Patent protection, Patent scope, Monsanto, Glyphosate resistant plants

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Inventing Inclusive Patents. From Old to New Open Innovation

Kritika: Essays on Intellectual Property, vol. 1, P. Drahos, G. Ghidini & H. Ullrich (eds.), Edward Elgar, 2015, 206-277
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Open innovation, Innovator Communities, User innovation, Patents, Public domain, Open source, Copyleft, Non-assert, Open hardware

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Smart Innovation and Inclusive Patents for Sustainable Food and Health Care: Redefining the Europe 2020 Objectives

Constructing European Intellectual Property. Achievements and New Perspectives, C. Geiger, ed., Edward Elgar, 2013, 231-254
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Innovation, patents, plant breeder's rights, human genes, plant traits

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Turning Patent Swords into Shares

Science, Vol. 330, No. 6011, pp. 1630-1631, December 17, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Gene patents, Myriad, Breast cancer, US District Court, Judge Sweet, restrictive licensing, patent thickets, compulsory license, diagnostic use exemption, march in rights, exclusion diagnostic method patents, exclusion gene patents, patent pools, clearinghouses

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The Protection of Plants and Animals in the Russian Federation

in: Intellectual Property in the Russian Federation. A System in Transition, pp. 99-126, M. Elst, K. Malfliet, eds., Brussel, Bruylant, 1994
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Patent law, Plant breeders rights, Plants, Plant varieties, Animals, Animal breeds, UPOV Convention, Russia, Farmer's exemption, Breeder's exemption

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Belgium Goes its Own Way on Biodiversity and Patents

European Intellectual Property Review (EIPR), pp. 233-236, 2002
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Patent law, Biodiversity ,Traditional knowledge, Genetic resources, Convention on Biological Diversity, Origin requirement, Recital 27 EU Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Patent Act

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Gene Patents and Public Health: Setting the Scene

GENE PATENTS AND PUBLIC HEALTH, G. Van Overwalle, ed., Brussel, Bruylant, pp. 11-24, 2007
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Human gene patents, Breast Cancer (BRCA) patents, Diagnostic method patent, Health care, Myriad Genetics, European Patent Office,

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The Proposal for a Council Regulation on the Community Patent

Intellectuele Rechten - Droits Intellectuels, Vol. 6, pp. 202-206, 2001
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Patent law, Community patent, Symbiosis and coexistance with European patent

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Gene Patents and Public Health

GENE PATENTS AND PUBLIC HEALTH, Brussel, Bruylant, G. Van Overwalle, eds., 2007
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Diagnostic method patents, Current practice, Ethics, Granting policy and case law of the European Patent Office (EPO), EPO opposition procedure, Licensing diagnostic method patents, Bilateral and cross licensing, Collaborative licensing, Compulsory licensing, Kit development

60.

Biotechnology Patents in Europe - From Law to Ethics

BIOTECHNOLOGY, PATENTS AND MORALITY, 2ND EDITION, pp. 197-206, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2000
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Patent law, Biotechnological inventions, Living material, DNA, Subcellular fragments, Plants, Plant varieties, Animals, Product of nature, Enabling disclosure, Reproducibility, Rote Taube,Tollwutvirus, Chakrabarty

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The Invention of the Public Interest: About Public Health, Sustainable Development and Patent Law (De Uitvinding van het Algemeen Belang: Over Volksgezondheid, Duurzame Ontwikkeling en Octrooirecht) (Dutch)

LIBER AMICORUM LUDOVIC DE GRYSE, pp. 321-330, Brigitte Dauwe, Bruno De Gryse, Eric De Gryse, Bruno Maes, Kristien Van Lint, eds., Larcier, 2010
Posted: 07 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Patent Law, Public Interest, Sustainable Development, Objectives Patent Law, Economic Interest, Public Health, Role Legislator, Role Private Actors, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) , International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Eco-Patent Commons

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The Legal Protection of Biotechnological Inventions in Europe and in the United States: Current Framework and Future Developments

THE LEGAL PROTECTION OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL INVENTIONS IN EUROPE AND IN THE UNITED STATES: CURRECT FRAMEWORK AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS, Leuven, University Press, 1997
Posted: 06 Dec 2010
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Recombinant DNA Technology (rDNAt), Genetically modified plants (GMO), Genetically modified animals, Gene therapy, DNA, Patent law, European Patent Convention, EU Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Dutch German French UK Norvegian Patent Act, Plant breeders rights, UPOV Convention, TRIPS Agreement

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Gene Patents and Collaborative Licensing Models: Patent Pools, Clearinghouses, Open Source Models and Liability Regimes

GENE PATENTS AND COLLABORATIVE LICENSING MODELS: PATENT POOLS, CLEARINGHOUSES, OPEN SOURCE MODELS AND LIABILITY REGIMES, Geertrui Van Overwalle, ed., Cambridge University Press, July 2009
Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

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Sharing gene patents, Genetic diagnostics, Blocking patents, Refusal to license, Patent thickets, Translational gap, Valley of death, Pools, Clearinghouses, Open source, Liability regimes, Public private interaction, Open biotechnology, MPEG LA, SARS, PIPRA, Science Commons, CAMBIA, BiOS, ITPGRFA

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Of Thickets, Blocks and Gaps: Designing Tools to Resolve Obstacles in the Gene Patents Landscape

GENE PATENTS AND COLLABORATIVE LICENSING MODELS. PATENT POOLS, CLEARING HOUSES, OPEN SOURCE MODELS AND LIABILITY REGIMES, pp. 381-463, Geertrui Van Overwalle, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 05 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Sharing DNA, Healtcare, Genetic Diagnostics, Multifactorial Diagnostics, Genome-Wide Association Studies, Bio-Chips, Micro-Arrays, ICT, Agriculture, Blocking Patents, Restrictive Licensing Practices, Patent Thickets, Sharing Patents, Patent Pools, Clearinghouses, Open Source, Liability Regime

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Designing Models to Clear Patent Thickets in Genetics

WORKING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, pp. 305-324, R. Dreyfuss, H. First, D. Zimmerman, eds., Oxford University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2015
Geertrui Van Overwalle
KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)
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Patent Law, Communication and Entertainment (ICE) Technology, Biotechnology, Patent Thickets, Royalty Stacking, Tragedy Anticommons, Patent Pools, Clearinghouses