Synbio and IP rights: looking for an adequate balance between private ownership and public interest
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.
KeywordsSynthetic Biology Patent System Universal Declaration Patent Office Compulsory License
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