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By William Lesser

Following the USA Patent Office's assertion in 1987 that it considers animals "to be patentable subject material in the scope" of patent legislation, there was massive around the world debate in this topic. This paintings includes the lawsuits of the Animal Patents Symposium held at Cornell collage, united states, on December 5-6, 1988, geared up via the editor of this paintings.

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Beier, F. K. and J. Straus (1986) Genetic Engineering and Industrial Property. Ind. , 11: 447-9. , K. Bruchhausen et al. (1988) Patentgesetz, Gebrauchsmustergesetz, 8th edn. Munich: C. H. Beck Verlag. Bent, S. , R. L. Schwaab, D. G. Conlin, and D. D. Jeffery (1987) Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Worldwide. New York: Stockton Press. Board on Agriculture, National Research Council (1984) Genetic Engineering of The exclusion of animal varieties and essentially biological processes for the production of animals as introduced in national laws of European countries does not directly result from any international treaty.

B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck). Raines, L. J. (1988) The Mouse That Roared. Iss. Sci. , 70 (summer): 64 et seq. Ruttan, V. W. (1982) Agricultural Research Policy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Savignon, F. : 83 et seq. Straus, J. (1984) Patent Protection for New Varieties of Plants Produced by Genetic 28 Development and Status of European Law Engineering: Should "Double Protection" Be Prohibited? Int. Rev. Ind. Property Copyright Law, 15: 426 et seq. - - (1985) Industrial Property Protection of Biotechnological Inventions, Analysis of Certain Basic Issues.

Document HL/CE/IV/INFII. - - (1988b) Industrial Property Protection of Biotechnological Inventions. Document BioT/CE/IV/2. - - (1988c) Revised Suggested Solutions Concerning Industrial Property Protection of Biotechnological Inventions. Document BioT/CE/IV/3. , 4: 60. 1. Decision of September 25, 1987. EPO Off. , 8: 308. 1. Decision of July 26, 1983. EPO Off. , 3: 112. Enlarged EPO Board of Appeal (1985) Decision of December 5, 1984. 38 Congressional Perspectives Kevin W. O'Connor INTRODUCTION Legal, economic, ethical, and social issues relating to animal patents were the subject of hearings and legislation during the 100th US Congress.

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