Thomas Baldwin (University of York), Graham Dutfield (University of Leeds) and Andrew Webster (University of York), Summing Up

Thomas Baldwin is Professor of Philosophy at the University of York and editor of Mind. His research interests include Moore, Russell and 20th century philosophy generally, including French and German philosophy; philosophy of language and of mind; bioethics.

Andrew Webster is Professor of Sociology and director of the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU) at the sociology department at University of York. His main research interests relate to the sociology of science and technology, and in particular the social dynamics of bioscience, biomedicine and health informatics. His current work is focused on genetics, pharmacogenetics, stem cells and regenerative medicine. Other research interests relate to science policy, intellectual property, regulation and evaluation of new technologies.

Graham Dutfield is Professor of International Governance in the School of Law the University of Leeds and an Adjunct Professor at the Center for Studies of Intellectual Property Rights at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan. His research on intellectual property crosses several disciplines, including law, history, politics, economics and anthropology. More general scholarly interests include the law, science and business of creativity and technical innovation from the enlightenment to the present, especially in the life sciences. Other research areas include intellectual property and access to knowledge, human rights, sustainable development, health, agriculture, genetics, biotechnology, traditional knowledge and folklore, bioprospecting, and indigenous peoples' rights.

More from these speakers

Graham Dutfield (2006), DNA Patenting: Implications for Public Health Research, Bulletin of the World Health Organization.

Graham Dutfield (2006), Protecting Traditional Knowledge: Pathways to the Future, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.

Graham Dutfield (2004), Intellectual Property, Biogenetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge, Earthscan Publications. @Amazon, @WorldCat.

Graham Dutfield (2003), Protecting Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development.

Graham Dutfield (2003), Bioprospecting: Legitimate Research or 'Biopiracy'?, International Trade & Sustainable Development Series, Science and Development Network News.

Graham Dutfield (2003), Intellectual Property Rights and the Life Science Industries: a Twentieth Century History, Ashgate. @Amazon, @WorldCat.

Graham Dutfield (2000), Intellectual Property Rights, Trade and Biodiversity, Earthscan Publications. @Amazon, @WorldCat.

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