Global Intellectual Property Rights” Please respond to the following:
- Search the internet and argue for or against the basic arguments behind the global intellectual property right cases that you found. Next, determine whether the courts made the correct decisions. Support your response.
- Determine the key legal and ethical issues surrounding the ability of pharmaceutical companies to patent and exploit plant-derived substances, and suggest at least one way in which a company might provide compensation besides direct / individual payments.
Below are 2 websites that might help:
http://www.uspto.gov/ (United States Patent and Trademark Office)
YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bFXni92cuA