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Europe needs gene patent laws

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7035.868a (Published 06 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:868
  1. Alexander Dorozynski

    Inadequate patent laws may impede Europe's ability to exploit the mapping and sequencing of the human genome for medical and pharmaceutical purposes, a leading expert on patent law has warned. Professor Joseph Straus, chairman of the intellectual property rights committee of the Human Genome Organisation, was speaking …

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