Wednesday, December 01, 2004

US Retains Illegal Patent on Treaty-Violating Bioweapons Grenade

The United States has not relinquished an illegal patent, granted in
February 2003, on a long-range biological weapons grenade. In May of
last year, the Sunshine Project revealed the patent (6,523,478), held
by the US Army, and charged that the grenade violates the Biological
Weapons Convention (BWC). The BWC, which meets next week at the United
Nations in Geneva, prohibits development of bioweapons delivery devices
"in any circumstance".
A year and half later, the biogrenade patent stands unaltered and no
move has been made to withdraw it.

From the target=_blank>Sunshine Project's Biodefense project

target=_blank>The patent

BU144036.DTL" target=_blank>An article in the SF Chronical

posted by ryan griffis  # 12:24 PM

Comments: Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home


June 2004   July 2004   August 2004   September 2004   October 2004   November 2004   December 2004   January 2005   February 2005   March 2005   April 2005   May 2005   June 2005   July 2005   August 2005   September 2005   October 2005   November 2005   December 2005   January 2006   February 2006   March 2006   April 2006   May 2006   June 2006   July 2006   August 2006   September 2006   October 2006   November 2006   December 2006   January 2007   February 2007   March 2007   April 2007   May 2007   June 2007   July 2007  

syndicate [atom]

preBlog archives

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?