Contents: Preface. 1. Biotechnology: the science of wonders. 2. Biotechnology dynamics and applications. 3. Evolving a policy framework for biotechnology. 4. Intellectual property rights in biotechnology. 5. Biotechnology, trade and environment. 6. Human rights concerns in biotechnology. 7. Biotechnology regulation in India. Index.
Biotechnology, a promising and sophisticated science of the twenty-first century, has also been at the centre of controversies, with its varied applications and commercial uses raising legal concerns.
The book discusses the latest developments and applications of biotechnology in the modern world. It is a comprehensive study of various legal issues pertinent to biotechnology, including but not limited to intellectual property, trade policy, environmental concerns, biodiversity issues, regulatory matters and human rights connections.
In addition to providing a global perspective to these concerns, covering the subject from the standpoints of the US, Europe and India, the book also provides insights into the regulatory canopy on biotechnology in India.