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FNI PROJECTS

PatentEthics: Ethical Dimensions of Patent Law in Non-human Biotechnology

This project will critically assess a number of ethical implications of current institutions and legislation for patent protection of non-human biotechnological inventions in Norway. The project will in particular focus on ethical and social concerns regarding the granting of patents and how patent rights are protected.


Project leader at FNI: Morten Walløe Tvedt


Project period: 2013-2015
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 Related focal points of research:

   Biodiversity and biosafety


Project funding:

   Research Council of Norway (ELSA Programme)


 External cooperation partners:

   Oslo and Akershus University College (coordinator)
   NOFIMA



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