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Biotech risks of compulsory licensing


The importance of some biotech inventions makes them strong candidates for compulsory licensing. Reinhardt Schuster and Clemens Rübel examine when such licences can be granted and contrast the approach taken in different countries

Biotechnology patents are in more danger of being subject to a compulsory licence than those in any other field. The reason for this is that this science and branch of industry can potentially produce important inventions in the field of medicine and agriculture which...


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