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Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168

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Chapter 3.5, Problem 2CTQ
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Organovo is now a private corporation, but much of the research for the patents it holds was funded by the U.S. government through NSF and the National Institutes of Health. Is it right that Organovo and its investors should be the sole financial beneficiaries of this research? Why or why not?

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Patent rights of Organovo:

Yes”, even though the funds were provided by the government, Organovo has every right to hold on its patents and they are the sole beneficiaries of the research.

Justification:

  • Organovo is a private corporation that manufactures a 3D-printing device that turns human cells into human organs for transplant.
  • It has successfully created liver tissues along with the human tissues and organs using the 3D-printing technology.
  • National Science Foundation and National Institute of Health initially provided the finance for the company...

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