LEGISLATION AND PATENTS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student will acquire the fundamental methodological and cultural tools to face legal issues underlying biotechnological applications and techniques.
Course contents summary
1. Fundamentals: Patents for inventions. 2) Specific topics. Chemical-pharmaceutical inventions. Biotechnological inventions: Patent protection of biotechnological inventions; other problems concerning biotechnological inventions (MOGM confinement, environmental diffusion of OGM, commercialization of OGM, food safety issues, biodiversity issues), legal discipline of novel varieties.
Reference material will be provided during lessons.
Oral interactive lessons
Assessment methods and criteria