Patent Politics

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643785X
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Introduction -- Defining the public interest in the US and European patent systems -- Confronting the questions of life-form patentability -- Commodification, animal dignity, and patent-system publics -- Forging new patent politics through ...

Patent Politics

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022643799X
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These challenges, to domains that we usually consider technical and legal, may seem surprising. But in Patent Politics, Shobita Parthasarathy argues that patent systems have always been deeply political and social.

Fireworks

Author: Simon Werrett
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226893774
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In so doing, the book demonstrates the critical role that pyrotechnics played in the development of physics, astronomy, chemistry and physiology, meteorology, and electrical science.

The Branding Of The American Mind

Author: Jacob H. Rooksby
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421420805
Size: 67.30 MB
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Presuming no background knowledge of intellectual property, and ending with a call to action, The Branding of the American Mind explores applicable laws, legal regimes, and precedent in plain English, making the book appealing to anyone ...

Drug Wars

Author: Robin Feldman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107168481
Size: 42.46 MB
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In this book, Feldman and Frondorf explain how companies employ strategies that block generic medicines from the market and keep prices high.

Owning Ideas

Author: Oren Bracha
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521877660
Size: 75.51 MB
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This book examines the development of the concept of intellectual property in the United States during the nineteenth century.

Reporting The Eu

Author: John Lloyd
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1784530654
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This book, based on extensive interviews with EU correspondents, editors, public relations and other EU executives, will reveal for the first time how this powerful group of institutions at the heart of the Union are covered - or are not ...

Biotechnology And Society

Author: Hallam Stevens
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226045962
Size: 42.17 MB
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Taken as a whole, the book presents a clear, authoritative picture of the relationship between biotechnology and society today, and how our conceptions (and misconceptions) of it could shape future developments.

Information Feudalism

Author: Peter Drahos
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 9781853839177
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Based on extensive interviews with key players, this text shows how the "knowledge economy" is making serfs of everyone bar a few multinational companies.

Building Genetic Medicine

Author: Shobita Parthasarathy
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250098
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In Building Genetic Medicine, Shobita Parthasarathy shows how, even in an era of globalization, national context is playing an important role in the development and use of genetic technologies.