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  Bio-Science Law Review   (United Kingdom)
  Volume 4, Issue 2, 2000/2001
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  • COLLABORATIONS AND LICENSING - KEY LEGAL ISSUES
        Susie Middlemiss and Rebecca Sadleir
        p.39                                                                                        +cite        
        The authors review two of the main types of relationship in which a biotech company is likely to be involved. They examine motivations for licensing and collaborating and key terms in the respective agreements.
  • THE APPEAL PRACTICE AT THE EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE IN THE AREA OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
        Leonardo Galligani
        p.45                                                                                        +cite        
        This article gives an overview of the case law of the Boards of Appeal if the European Patent Office in the area of biotechnology as regards the distinction between the patentable and non-patentable subject matter, the issues in relation to the sufficiency of disclosure and the formulation of the claims, and the key factors in the assessment of novelty and inventive step.
  • UPDATE ON BIOTECH PATENT LITIGATION IN DENMARK
        Peter-Ulrik Plesner
        p.57                                                                                        +cite        
        Attorney Peter-Ulrik Plesner describes the Danish Supreme Court decisions which concern pharmaceutical products.
  • THE PATENTABILITY OF BIOTECHNOLOGICAL INVENTIONS AND PRACTICES IN CHINA
        Zhang Xiao
        p.63                                                                                        +cite        
        The author assesses the patentable subject matter of biotechnological inventions in the United States, the EPIO, Japan and China, and goes on to consider issues of utility, novelty and inventive step.