RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)


Professor Eisenberg argues against a system providing for federally-sponsored inventions to be patented if any associated person so desires. She believes that the system does not adequately weigh the possibility that the greatest social return from genome research will require some discoveries to be in the public domain.

Repository Citation

Rebecca S. Eisenberg, Technology Transfer and the Genome Project: Problems with Patenting Research Tools, 5 RISK 163 (1994).