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Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health





ISBN 9781472470102
Published November 30, 2017 by Routledge
218 Pages

 
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Book Description

Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health examines critical issues and debates, including access to knowledge and medicinal products, human rights and development, innovations in life technologies and the possibility for ethical frameworks for intellectual property law and its application in public health. 



The second edition accounts for recent and, in some areas, extensive developments in this dynamic and fast-moving field. This edition brings together new and updated examples and analysis in competition and regulation, gene-related inventions and biotechnology, as well as significant cases, including Novartis v Union of India.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements



Introduction





Part 1: Health



Chapter 1: The Life of Health



Chapter 2: The Health of Intellectual Property



Part 2: Rights



Chapter 3: The Human Right to Health



Chapter 4: Health, Development, Culture



Chapter 5: Patent Morality



Part 3: Life



Chapter 6: The Technology of Life



Chapter 7: Life’s Libraries



Part 4: Access



Chapter 8: Access



Chapter 9: Use



Conclusion to the First Edition



Conclusion to the Second Edition



Bibliography





Index

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Author(s)

Biography

Johanna Gibson is Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, where she researches in intellectual property law and policy.