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 ā€“ Droits Intellectuels, Vol. 4, pp. 357-386, 2004

30 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2010

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Geertrui Van Overwalle

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

Date Written: 2004

Abstract

The present paper provides a thorough analysis of the genesis and content of the Belgian Bill of September 21 2004 implementing the EU Biotechnology. A careful comparison is made with the previous Bill of June 21 2002. Wide attention is also paid to the opinion of the Conseil dā€™ Etat regarding both Bills.

Note: Downloadable document is in Dutch.

Keywords: Patent law, Biotechnological inventions, EU Biotechnology Directive, Belgian Patent Act, Ethics

JEL Classification: D23, D45, H 41, H51, I18, K11, L14, L 65, O31, O32, O34

Suggested Citation

Van Overwalle, Geertrui, 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) (2004). Intellectuele Rechten ā€“ Droits Intellectuels, Vol. 4, pp. 357-386, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1720066

Geertrui Van Overwalle (Contact Author)

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

Sint-Michielsstraat 6 box 3443
Leuven, 3000
Belgium

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