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Call # K1505 .B555 2011
Title Biotechnology and software patent law : a comparative review of new developments / edited by Emanuela Arezzo and Gustavo Ghidini
Imprint Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2011
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Descript. viii, 346 p. ; 24 cm
Series New directions in patent law
New directions in patent law
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Patent laws and legislation
Biotechnology -- Patents
Computer software -- Patents
Alt Author Arezzo, Emanuela
Ghidini, Gustavo
OCLC # 751739303
Table of Contents
 List of contributorsvii
 Introduction / Gustavo Ghidini1
pt. I GENERAL THEMES IN PATENT LAW 
1.Tailoring patents to different industries / Mark A. Lemley9
2.Innovation in the new technological industries: looking for a consistent cooperative model / Valeria Falce40
3.future of the requirement for an invention: inherent patentability as a pre- and post-patent determinant / Justine Pila55
4.experimental use of the patented invention: a free use or an infringing use? / Vincenzo Di Cataldo91
5.Patents and competition law: some features of the new interface / Steven D. Anderman105
pt. II EMERGING THEMES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES 
6.Are software patents something special? / Reinier B. Bakels131
7.Towards a new instrument of protection for software in the EU? Learning the lessons from the harmonization failure of software patentability / Christophe Geiger153
8.Patent governance in the United States: lessons from Bilski v. Kappos / John R. Thomas193
pt. III EMERGING THEMES IN THE BIOTECH INDUSTRIES 
9.decade after the birth of the biotech directive: was it worth the trouble? / Sven J. R. Bostyn221
10.Gene patents under fire: weighing the costs and benefits / Christopher M. Holman260
11.Patentability of human stem cell or synthetic biology based inventions / Paul L. C. Torremans288
12.Moral limits to biotech patents in Europe: a quest for higher harmonization / Andrea Ottolia309
 Index339