Summer semester unit. Law students will be required to participate in a 2 to 3-hr primer on basic biotechnology concepts; Science students will be required to participate in a 2 to 3-hr primer on basic legal concepts.
Designed to provide law students and science students with an overview of the major legal issues being encountered by participants in the biotechnology industry in both the public and the private sector, including scientists, lawyers, company executives, clinicians, regulators and policy makers, and the general public. Topics include: research and industry ethics, with particular focus on the conduct of research with commercial implications; regulation of biotechnology, cloning and stem cell technology; legal issues in the use of animals and human tissue in research; intellectual property issues, including international perspectives; access to natural resources, with particular focus on developing countries; access to the benefits of the biotechnology revolution.
|Unit name||Biotechnology Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Prof. Dianne Nicol and Prof. Don Chalmers
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|LAW204 OR LAW252 AND LAW253 AND LAW255 AND LAW250 AND LAW251 AND LAW254 AND LAW256 OR LAW225 AND LAW221 AND LAW222 AND LAW226 AND LAW223 AND LAW224 AND LAW205 OR LAW222 AND LAW352 AND LAW224 AND LAW351 AND LAW253 AND LAW221 AND LAW223|
Seminar format for a total of 33 hours. This unit will be taught intensively in summer semester.
2 hr test (40%), two 1,500 word assignments (50%), participation (10%)
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