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Publication - Professor Aurora Plomer

    Patents, Human Rights and Access to Science


    Plomer, A, 2015, ‘Patents, Human Rights and Access to Science’. Edward Elgar Publishing


    The new millennium has been described as 'the century of biology', but scientific progress and access to medicines has been marred by global disputes over ownership of the science by universities and private companies. This book examines the challenges posed by the modern patent system to the right of everyone to access the benefits of science in international law. 

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