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Patents and Trademarks: Ethics, Public Interest, & Property Rights

The Ryan-Matura Library is a United States Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Using Patents in Your Research

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Industrial espionage ♦ Genetic modification ♦ STEM cell research ♦ Cloning ♦ Access to pharmaceuticals ♦ Social & technological progress ♦ Improving food supply ♦ Individual rights ♦ Privacy 

Ethical Issues in IP

Intellectual Property Rights and Responsibilities-A Student's Guide - (Online Ethics Center for Research and Engineering)

Public Interest Issues in IP

"A Question of Utility; Intellectual Property." The Economist 416, no. 8950 (Aug 08, 2015): 50-52. http://0-search.proquest.com.enterprise.sacredheart.edu/docview/1702694411?accountid=28645.

International IP Rights