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Profits pending : how life patents represent the biggest swindle of the 21st century /
Matthew Albright.
imprint
Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, c2004.
description
233 p. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
1567512305 (paper), 1567512313 (cloth)
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imprint
Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, c2004.
isbn
1567512305 (paper)
1567512313 (cloth)
contents note
Introduction: Life patents and monopolies on genes, diseases, plants, and animals -- Buy, sell, sue: how life patents kill innovation -- Raping the land, reaping the people: patents and biocolonialism -- Rosy promises, scary predictions and hard realities: genetic tests and gene therapy -- Of mice and mousetraps: the patent office requirements -- Lifeblood of a dying industry: time for a new cure? -- Twisting the constitution -- Patenting humans and beyond: who decides our future?
catalogue key
5090136
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-222) and index.

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