Saturday, November 04, 2006

Call for Papers - Special Journal Issue

Call for Papers
Special Issue September 2007
Intellectual Property, Medicine and Public Health

Deadline: 1 June 2007

This is a call for papers for a special issue of SCRIPT-ed, entitled “Intellectual Property, Medicine, and Public Health”

This issue will be dedicated to the discussion, analysis, and consideration of the inter-relationships of public health, intellectual property, and medical and pharmaceutical industry.

Submissions of short analysis pieces (up to 1000 words), longer analysis pieces (approximately 1000 to 3000 words), peer-reviewed articles, and student papers are invited.

All papers dealing with relevant topics and discussions will be considered, but some suggested areas of interest may include:

* access to medicines

* trade, bilaterals, and public health

* development

* gene sequences and patent law

* biopharmaceuticals

* patents and innovation

* data exclusivity

* stem cells

* property in human tissue

* genetic databases

* traditional knowledge and genetic resources

* more …

Informal enquiries may be made by email to the Guest Editor, Dr Johanna Gibson

Submissions by 1 June 2007 may be made by email to the Guest Editor, Dr Johanna Gibson or by mail to:

Dr Johanna Gibson
Centre for Commercial Law Studies
Queen Mary, University of London
John Vane Science Centre
Charterhouse Square
London EC1M 6BQ

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Rather cool site you've got here. Thanx for it. I like such topics and everything that is connected to them. I would like to read a bit more soon.

Avril Kuree