Shobita Parthasarathy

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Link to:The Moral Divide: Parthasarathy investigates difference in U.S. and European patent systems
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Link to:Shobita Parthasarathy calls for patent regulation in rapidly-advancing gene editing
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Shobita Parthasarathy, professor of public policy at the Ford School, is keeping tabs on the upcoming International[...]
Link to:Shobita Parthasarathy’s book wins Robert K. Merton Book Award
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Feb
08
Space is limited, but the event will be available via live webcast (see additional information below). No PowerPoint, no script; just stimulating conversation Nanotechnology has been touted variously as the next industrial revolution and the next asbestos. But where does the hype end and reality begin? And what does this mean for public health?
2011 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sep
14
Should there be boundaries to patentable subject matter? What happens if the patents stifle innovation, rather than promoting it? How should we proceed if patents negatively influence health care, rather than enhancing it? The panel will discuss these questions by focusing on the controversy over patents on the breast and ovarian cancer (BRCA) genes, which led to a current ACLU class-action lawsuit against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Myriad Genetics.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm