Intellectual Property – Patenting Life?

Intellectual Property – Patenting Life?

Intellectual Property – Patenting Life?

Identify the requirements for a patent.
2.Then further discuss: Should a company be allowed to patent a life form? Does it matter if the life form is a non-sentient organism like a plant? Is there a place where the law can ethically draw a line between life as property and life as beyond the right of any person or business to own or appropriate?
-Apply legal concepts to business scenarios.
-Analyze the differences between major forms of intellectual property protection, and current ethical issues that arise under intellectual property law.