The Rise of the Ethical License

35 Nature Biotechnology 22 (2017)

3 Pages Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last revised: 16 Aug 2017

See all articles by Christi J. Guerrini

Christi J. Guerrini

Baylor College of Medicine; University of Houston Law Center Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute

Margaret Curnutte

Baylor College of Medicine

Jacob S. Sherkow

New York Law School; Columbia University - Department of Health Policy and Management; Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law

Christopher Thomas Scott

Baylor University - Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Date Written: 2017

Abstract

The Broad Institute's recent licensing of its gene editing patent portfolio demonstrates how licenses can be used to restrict controversial applications of emerging technologies while society deliberates their implications.

Keywords: patent, license, CRISPR, gene drives, NIPT, ethics, Broad Institute, Monsanto

Suggested Citation

Guerrini, Christi J. and Curnutte, Margaret and Sherkow, Jacob S. and Scott, Christopher Thomas, The Rise of the Ethical License (2017). 35 Nature Biotechnology 22 (2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2897574

Christi J. Guerrini (Contact Author)

Baylor College of Medicine ( email )

One Baylor Plaza
Apt 510
Houston, TX TX - Texas 77057
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.bcm.edu/people/view/christi-guerrini-j-d/b1e79844-9aa9-11e4-907f-005056b104be

University of Houston Law Center Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute ( email )

4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204-6060
United States

Margaret Curnutte

Baylor College of Medicine ( email )

One Baylor Plaza
Apt 510
Houston, TX TX - Texas 77057
United States

Jacob S. Sherkow

New York Law School ( email )

185 West Broadway
New York, NY 10013
United States
212.431.2355 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.nyls.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/faculty_profiles/jacob-s-sherkow/

Columbia University - Department of Health Policy and Management ( email )

600 West 168th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10032
United States

Center for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law ( email )

Studiestraede 6
Studiestrade 6
Copenhagen, DK-1455
Denmark

HOME PAGE: http://jura.ku.dk/cebil/staff/

Christopher Thomas Scott

Baylor University - Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

1 Baylor Plaza, Suite 310D
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
37
Abstract Views
328
PlumX Metrics