Toward a New Era of Intellectual Property: From Confrontation to Negotiation - A Report by the International Expert Group on Biotechnology, Innovation and Intellectual Property
44 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2008
Date Written: September 9, 2008
Intellectual property occupies a central position in the biotechnology innovation system, the expected source of new medicines, foods and bio-energy. An international and inter-disciplinary research team has convened for the last seven years in an attempt to better understand the mechanisms of intellectual property in biotechnology innovation, and to suggest improvements to the role of intellectual property in that system. This report represents the research team's core findings and recommendations.
Keywords: Biotechnology, patents, intellectual property, trust, business odels, metrics, inter-disciplinary, food, medicines, bio-energy
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