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When Monsanto's Patents Expire - Patent Law Blog (Patently-O)

Monsanto Co. v. Vernon Bowman (Fed. Cir. 2011) The Federal Circuit has again affirmed that Monsanto’s genetically modified seeds patents can be used to stop farmers from saving and replanting the GM seeds.
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“Will patenting crops help feed the hungry?”

“Will patenting crops help feed the hungry?” asked an article on The Conversation last week.

Interesting points made in the article include:
“In some cases, where new technologies are us...
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Botswana to develop policy to protect traditional knowledge - SciDev.Net

Botswana to develop policy to protect traditional knowledge - SciDev.Net | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
Botswana is developing a policy to document and safeguard traditional knowledge.
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carobotero-co » columna: “Acceso abierto a publicaciones científicas”

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MEXICO: Barcoding Biodiversity Not Free of Risks, Activists Say - IPS ipsnews.net

As the Barcode of Life project continues the work of sequencing specific segments of genes in Mexican animals and plants, there are some concerns about how to safeguard the biological samples collected from the threat of commercial exploitation.
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NGO alleges ‘bio-piracy’ by Monsanto’s Indian subsidiary & its collaborators: True or false?

NGO alleges ‘bio-piracy’ by Monsanto’s Indian subsidiary & its collaborators: True or false? | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
Environmental Support Group (ESG), a NGO headquartered at Bangalore has levelled serious charges of violation of India’s Biological Diversity Act ...
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Google’s Motorola Deal Shows Need for Better Patent System: View

Google’s Motorola Deal Shows Need for Better Patent System: View | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
If members of Congress needed a reminder that it’s high time to pass new patent legislation, the multibillion-dollar flurry over mobile-phone patents should concentrate their minds.
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Monsanto accused of “biopiracy” by India

Monsanto accused of “biopiracy” by India | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
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ICTSD • Mandate on TK, Genetic Resources, Cultural Expression to be Extended: WIPO

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Creative Commons licenses and the non-commercial condition: Implications for the re-use of biodiversity information - Pensoft

The Creative Commons (CC) licenses are a suite of copyright-based licenses defining terms for the distribution and re-use of creative works.
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Update on the Myriad (gene patent) case

There has been movement on an important gene patent case that we have followed in the past, the "Myriad" case. For more information take your pick from a range of posts on the subject on Patent Doc...
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Experts Still Divided On Influence Of IP On Biodiversity Conservation | Intellectual Property Watch

Experts Still Divided On Influence Of IP On Biodiversity Conservation | Intellectual Property Watch | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
While the global loss of biodiversity is widely recognised, the question of whether the influence of intellectual property rights on the protection of biodiversity is positive or negative does not achieve such consensus.
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Don't miss hotspots of agricultural innovation - SciDev.Net

Don't miss hotspots of agricultural innovation - SciDev.Net | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are pioneering new modes of innovation to help poor farmers, and policymakers must support their creativity, says Andy Hall.
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El genoma de la marihuana, secuenciado y publicado

El genoma de la marihuana, secuenciado y publicado | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it

Investigadores de los Países Bajos de la empresa Medicinal Genomics acaban de anunciar la secuenciación genética con éxito de la Cannabis Sativa, más comúnmente llamada cáñamo o marihuana.
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Salvia Divinorum's comment, March 10, 2012 6:35 PM
muy interesante y gracias
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Annie Zaidi: Sowing seeds of discontent - Analysis - DNA

Annie Zaidi: Sowing seeds of discontent - Analysis - DNA | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
There are debates about how secular, or democratic, India is. But since we have a flag, our own currency, elections and armies, we rarely think about sovereignty.
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India Launches Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) to Protect Against Bio Piracy | ওয়াশিংটন বাংলা রেডিও Washington Bangla Radio USA

India Launches Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) to Protect Against Bio Piracy | ওয়াশিংটন বাংলা রেডিও Washington Bangla Radio USA | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
Head massage Image via Wikipedia By Samir K. Brahmachari The author is Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt.
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Genetic Resources for the Hot Future

Genetic Resources for the Hot Future | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
Using existing genetic resources is one of the ways Australian agriculture and particularly the wine industry can adapt to the warmer future (to some extent). Many established agricultural plants h...
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Online Marketing Trends: Countrywise patent rankings: Infographic

Online Marketing Trends: Countrywise patent rankings: Infographic | Genetic resources regulation and bioprospecting | Scoop.it
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Monsanto to be prosecuted for biopiracy

GMWatch is an independent non-profit making organisation founded in 1998. We seek to counter the enormous corporate political power and propaganda of the biotech industry.
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