Law relating to Biotechnology

Document Type: Review

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NAtional University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India

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The book attempts to present the law relating to biotechnology regulation at international, regional and national levels. The various legal issues pertinent to biotechnology including but not limited to policy issues, intellectual property issues, trade related aspects of biotechnology, environmental concerns of biotechnology, biodiversity matters of biotechnology, human rights concerns in biotechnology have been debated with the help of various international documents and judicial decisions made by the international legal institutions and as well judicial bodies in the select regions such as USA, UK, Europe and India. At the out set the book attempts to present and analyze the law relating to biotechnology in a lucid way while analyzing the historical, colonial, 20th century and as well contemporary developments in this regard. At the moment there is no book which is similar to the current one analyzing most of the touching issues of law and policy on biotechnology.

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