Gene patent practice across plant and human genomes

Jefferson, Osmat A., Köllhofer, Deniz, Ehrich, Thomas H., & Jefferson, Richard (2015) Gene patent practice across plant and human genomes. Nature Biotechnology, 33(10), pp. 1033-1038.

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Abstract

The uses of genetic sequences to inform, enable or create products or services for human biomedicine are substantially different from their uses in crop-based agriculture. Here, we explore what similarities and differences may emerge in patent use and strategies, and map patent-disclosed sequences onto three important plant genomes: maize (corn), rice and soybean. We focus on those referenced in the granted patent claims to compare their uses to the approach used in human gene patenting.

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ID Code: 90084
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: patent sequence, human genome, plant genome, maize, rice, soybean, patent, genetic sequence, biological patent, gene patent, genome patent, biological innovation, gene patent practice
DOI: 10.1038/nbt.3364
ISSN: 1546-1696
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Past > Schools > Information Systems
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Nature America, Inc.
Deposited On: 09 Nov 2015 23:39
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2015 21:13

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