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Introduction to Genetic Engineering,
Life Sciences & the Law

By: George Wei
August 2002
Singapore University
ISBN: 9971-69-260-0
338 pages, Illustrated, 5 7/8 x 8 "
$59.50 paper original


The author, a professor of law at the National University of Singapore, provides a table of over 150 legal cases dealing with experiments in life sciences as well as a table of major statutes from all over the world dealing with this subject, including the USA, Singapore, the United Kingdom. He then discusses the science & art of genetic engineering; confidential information, trade secrets, privacy, genetic discrimination; laws of copyright & patents as they pertain to genetic engineering & the life sciences; the regulatory framework & international initiatives. A glossary of key terms is also offered. Index.

Genetic Engineering
Medical Ethics