Final Review Session - AEM 3350 Review Session April 30,...

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FINAL: MAY8 TH  2-4 PM 201 WARREN HALL OFFICE HOURS:  HELD IN 205 WARREN HALL MAY 5 TH  AND MAY 7 TH  1:30-3:30 PM AEM  3350   Review Session April 30, 2009
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PATENTS Oldest, general form of IP All inventions potentially protectable unless  specifically excluded Requires novelty, non-obviousness, utility Indian Act specifically excludes patents for plants  (but gene constructs ok).
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HARMONIZATION IP law national so must have protection in every  country where needed Obvious benefits if systems similar in scope and  interpretation Oldest effort (1890) prohibits discriminations against  foreigners TRIPs Annex (1994) important as sets minimal scope of  protection for all member countries Specifically permits exclusion of patents for plants and  animals, but then must have PVP system Other relevant aspects: * can exclude for ‘ordre public’ and morality * broad criteria for compulsory licenses
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2009 for the course AEM 3350 taught by Professor Lesser,w. during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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