Biobanks - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781907568343, 9781908818614

Biobanks

1st Edition

Patents Or Open Science?

Authors: Antonella De Robbio
Paperback ISBN: 9781907568343
eBook ISBN: 9781908818614
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 26th November 2012
Page Count: 70
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Table of Contents

Dedication

Abstract

About the author

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: How the term “biobank” came about in scientific literature

Chapter 3: Legal matters relating to biobanks: privacy, confidentiality and informed consent

Chapter 4: Intellectual and physical property

Chapter 5: The intellectual property of biobanks within the sphere of copyright

Chapter 6: Biotechnological inventions and research patentability

Chapter 7: Open data sharing in biobanks: open science and its impact on society

Chapter 8: Biobanks: commons or vault?

Notes

Bibliography

Index


Description

Dedication

Abstract

About the author

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: How the term “biobank” came about in scientific literature

Chapter 3: Legal matters relating to biobanks: privacy, confidentiality and informed consent

Chapter 4: Intellectual and physical property

Chapter 5: The intellectual property of biobanks within the sphere of copyright

Chapter 6: Biotechnological inventions and research patentability

Chapter 7: Open data sharing in biobanks: open science and its impact on society

Chapter 8: Biobanks: commons or vault?

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Key Features

  • Considers biobanks as both repositories and as collections of tangible assets
  • Argues that the data in biobanks represents a high value intangible asset
  • Explores regulatory gaps exploited by the private sector

Readership

All those interested in the archiving of biological material and its relation to legal and social issues; Intellectual property lawyers; Law librarians


Details

No. of pages:
70
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781908818614
Paperback ISBN:
9781907568343

About the Authors

Antonella De Robbio Author

Antonella De Robbio is Coordinator for the Law Libraries at the University of Padova in Italy. In 2003 she implemented E-LIS, an electronic open access archive for scientific or technical documents, published or unpublished, in Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related application activities. Since 1999 Antonella has been Italian coordinator of MAI MetaOPAC Azalai Italiano and Italian OPACs of AIB-WEB (Italian Library Association).

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Padova, Italy