Synbio and IP rights: looking for an adequate balance between private ownership and public interest

  • Iñigo de Miguel Beriain
Part of the Technikzukünfte, Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft / Futures of Technology, Science and Society book series (TEWG)


In November 2009, a group of leading scientists, including two Nobel Prize winners, John Sulston and Joseph Stiglitz, published The Manchester Manifesto (2009), which constituted the conclusion of a long term effort to reflect on the ownership of science and the best way to manage it.


Synthetic Biology Patent System Universal Declaration Patent Office Compulsory License 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iñigo de Miguel Beriain
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  1. 1.Inter-University Chair in Law and the Human GenomeUniversity of Deusto, University of the Basque CountryBilbaoSpain

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