"Who Owns Your Genes?" Event Illuminates Arguments For and Against DNA Patenting
Publication Date: January 2007
Author(s): Shawna Williams
Keywords: DNA patenting; Genetics
Coverage: United States
Patenting human genes is a "massive social experiment," Robert Cook-Deegan declared early in a July 10, 2007 seminar on DNA patenting. The diversity of views at that event indicate there's no consensus on how that experiment will turn out, or on whether it should be conducted at all.
In Biotech Briefing, 2007, p.3-6.