The Rise of the Ethical License
35 Nature Biotechnology 22 (2017)
3 Pages Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last revised: 16 Aug 2017
Date Written: 2017
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
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