Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Nanotech's "Second Nature" Patents

On the 25th anniversary of Diamond vs. Chakrabarty, the US Supreme Court's landmark decision (June 16, 1980) that opened the floodgates to the patenting of living organisms, ETC Group releases a new report, "Nanotech's 'Second Nature' Patents."
from the Erosion, Technology & Concentration Group
"ETC Group's new report examines current trends in intellectual property and nanotechnology and the implications for the developing world. Nanotechnology refers to the manipulation of matter at the scale of atoms and molecules, where size is measured in billionths of meters."

posted by ryan griffis  # 7:32 PM

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