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  Bio-Science Law Review   (United Kingdom)
  Volume 4, Issue 5, 2000/2001
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  • PATENTS IN EUROPE: THE FUTURE?
        Nigel Jones
        p.179                                                                                      +cite        
        After extensive debate, the question remains: will the changes to the patent system proposed by the European Commission and patents judges actually take place?
  • CIVIL LIABILITY UNDER EUROPEAN LAW FOR HARMS CAUSED BY BIOTECH FOOD
        Lucas Bergkamp
        p.181                                                                                      +cite        
        Professor Bergkamp explores liability for, and allocation of, risks associated with biotech food under European law. He considers liability under existing and proposed civil liability schemes and the EC's biotech food regulatory framework and assesses whether these regimes adequately allocate the risks of deliberately released GMOs.
  • GENETIC SCREENING: A SOCIAL IMPACT TOO FAR?
        Amanda Warren-Jones
        p.200                                                                                      +cite        
        Despite the complexity of the issues involved, advances in genetic screening are rapidly being regulated on apparently sound bases: the author argues that the steps taken towards regulation thus far deserve commendation.
  • 'EMBRYO FARM' - A SURVEY OF DEVELOPMENTS IN THE REGULATION OF STEM CELL RESEARCH
        Isabel Britton and Rachel Murton
        p.215                                                                                      +cite        
        New developments in stem cell technology are announced with increasing frequency, while legislators struggle to keep up. In this survey of developing law in different countries, the authors consider the range of legislative responses to recent scientific developments.