Standing in the shadows of Brüstle: ordre public & the patentability of human embryonic stem cell technology in Germany and at the EPO
This paper deals with the ethical debate concerning human stem cell research and the methods that are associated with it from a patent law perspective. It will focus on the patentability of human embryonic stem cells at the European Patent Office (EPO) and in Germany.
- private law: intellectual property law
- patent law
- civilrätt: immaterialrätt
- embryonic stem cells