in the Management of Biotechnology and Intellectual Property
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by F. Scott
Kieff, Associate Professor, Washington University School of
Law, and John M. Olin Senior Research fellow in Law, Economics,
and Business, Harvard Law School.
Professor Kieff served as law clerk to Judge Rich and practiced
as a trial and patent lawyer for several years in New York
and Chicago. He testifies as a legal expert on issues of intellectual
property and antitrust before the Federal courts and Agencies.
He serves as a strategic consulting expert to several leading
law firms, businesses, and financial institutions. He is reachable
on-line at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information see www.wulaw.wustl.edu/kieff.
Financial support for this work from the John M. Olin Foundation
and the Washington University School of Law is gratefully
manager in today’s world of biotechnology encounters
intellectual property as a matter of course. The savvy manager
leverages strategic implications of the evolving law and
norms at this complex interface among science, the market,
and society to best plot the winning course. This essay
introduces the forthcoming book PERSPECTIVES ON PROPERTIES
OF THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT, which brings together diverse
manuscripts on this important topic from leading thinkers
in the private, government, and academic sectors, and in
the disciplines of law, medicine, science, history of science,
economics, and business. The survey it provides should help
the reader better manage commercialization in the Biotech
arena today and better target the frontiers of tomorrow.