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Academic Institutes

Myles Jackson, Intellectual Property and Molecular Biology: Biomedicine, Commerce, and the CCR5 Gene Patent. Download this talk: LQ .avi [421MB], .mp3 [60MB].

Australian Centre For Intellectual Property in Agriculture, Griffith University.

Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds.

CERMES 3, Centre de Recherche, Médecine, Sciences, Santé, Santé Mentale, Société.

Center for Science and Innovation Studies, UC Davis.

EHESS, L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

ESRC Genomics Network.

HeLex, Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, University of Oxford.

IFRIS, Institut Francilien Recherche Innovation Société, Paris.

Innovation and Intellectual Property in the Biosciences@ InSTePP, International Science and Technology Practice and Policy, University of Minnesota.

The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society.

Law and Governance Group, Wageningen University.

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.

Owning and Disowning Invention Project, University of Leeds and University of Bristol.

Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Tech.

Science and Technology Studies Unit, University of York.

Sheffield Institute of Biotechnology Law and Ethics, University of Sheffield.

The Social Science Stem Cell Initiative (SCI), University of York.

White Rose Consortium, consortium incorporating the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield.

Law School, Yale University.

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Afro-IP. African intellectual property law, practice and policies. This weblog provides news, information and comment on IP law, practice and business deals right across Africa.

The History of Patenting Life, Anastasia Bodnar (21 September, 2010), BIOFORTIFIED, a group website devoted to providing factual information and fostering discussion about agriculture, especially plant genetics and genetic engineering.

BioLaw, Law and the Life Sciences, a blog dedicated to addressing all areas of law that engage the life sciences, from environmental law to bioethics and behavioral analysis of law and economics.

Darwin's Bulldog. Teaching with Tech. The blog of Richard Anderson.

Ether Wave Propaganda, a blog dedicated to improving how we write, teach, and think about the history of science.

Genomics Law Report, news and analysis from the intersection of genomics, personalized medicine and the law. Blog about issues related to international IP, open access initiatives, and efforts to expand access to knowledge-based goods. The site also contains pointers to legislation, trade agreements, and other original documents.

The IPBio Blog, a blog from the IPBio Network

IPKat. Passionate about IP! Since June 2003 the IPKat weblog has covered copyright, patent, trade mark, information technology and privacy/confidentiality issues from a mainly UK and European perspective.

Intellectual Property News, from Intellectual Property Today.

Intellectual Property Watch, original news and analysis on international IP policy.

JSTOR Plant Science, a blog about the wonderful world of Plant Science.

Collaborative genetics, Part 1/5: The ambitious goals of Sage Commons Congress, Andy Oram @praxagora (2 May, 2011), O'Reilly Radar, insight, analysis, and research about emerging technologies.

Owning Life, website run by Graham Dutfield.

Patent Baristas, an intellectual property news and commentary site featuring freshly brewed chat on patent and IP issues in the biosciences.

Research Blogs, formerly Exquisite Life.

Kal Raustiala and Chris Sprigman (23 December, 2010), The Creative Cocktail: A Guest Post, Freakonomics in the New York Times.

Stanford Centre for Law and the Biosciences Blog.

Madhavi Sunder (9 March, 2009), Beyond Economic Analysis of Intellectual Property: The Need For Social and Cultural Theory, The Faculty Blog, University of Chicago, Law School.

TechnoLlama, not Just Another Technology Law Blog.

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Commercial Sector

BIO, biotechnology industry organization, providing advocacy, business development and communications services for more than 1,100 members worldwide.

BioIndustry Association, trade association for the UK's bioscience sector.

New England BioLabs, world leader in the production and supply of reagents for the life science industry.

Harrison Goddard Foote Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, one of the fastest growing, full-service intellectual property firms in the UK.

Rijk Zwaan, vegetable breeding company that focuses on the development of high-quality vegetable varieties for professional growers in food-producing horticulture.

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Government Organizations

Australian Patent Office.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

European Patent Office.

FORESIGHT, research group focused on improving how we use science and technology within government and society. Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

German Patent Office.

Hong Kong Patent Office.

Japanese Patent Office

Russian Intellectual Property Information.

State Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China.

UK Intellectual Property Office.

United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Details of Patent Offices around the world, from Patent Law Links.

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AG-IP News (Intellectual Property News Agency).

Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice.

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Bioversity International, organization dedicated to agricultural biodiversity research to improve people's lives.

CAMBIA, an independent non-profit institute creating new technologies, tools and paradigms to promote change and enable innovation.

EuroGenGude, information for European patients about genetic testing and research.

Fondazione Giannino Bassetti, Italian foundation promoting responsible innovation.

Genetic Alliance UK, campaign and support network for charities concerned with genetic diseases.

Commission on Intellectual Property Rights, British Government.

National Institute of Agricultural Botany, plant variety development and regulation in the UK.

Research and Information System For Developing Countries, a New Delhi based autonomous think-tank under the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, specializing in policy research on international economic issues and development cooperation.

Plantum NL, Dutch Plant Breeding Association.

World Intellectual Property Organisation.

World Trade Organisation.

FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Salzburg Global Seminar, Austria. The mission of the Salzburg Global Seminar is to challenge present and future leaders to solve issues of global concern.

Synthetic Biology Standards Network, network for UK academics working in synthetic biology.

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Research Resources

BioNews Archive, accurate, balanced and timely news and comment on genetics, assisted conception, embryo/stem cell research and related areas.

Archiveshub, a gateway to thousands of the UK's richest archives.

Biodiversity Heritage Library, a consortium of 12 natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global "biodiversity commons." BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).

The British Library.

Centre for Law and Genetics. Run by the School of Law at the University of Tasmania.

Electronic Scholarly Publishing, site dedicated to the electronic publishing of scientific and other scholarly materials. Of particular interest are the history of science, genetics, computational biology, and genome research.

Free Patents Online, online patent search.

History of Science Society, Guide to Teaching and Research in the History of Science.

IP Newsflash, intellectual property news feed aggregator from Rolf Claessen.

Internet Archive, universal access to all knowledge.

JSTOR Plant Science website, an online environment that brings together content tools and people interested in plant science.

The National Archives, the UK government's official archive.

Judicial Philosophy, A judicial studies and jurisprudence source.

Online PhD, Social Science Resources.

Patent Lens, A free public resource for patent system navigation worldwide.

SSRN, Social Science Research Network.

SumoBrain, intellectual property searching for attorneys, corporate researchers and inventors.

UNESCO Archives Portal, access to websites of archival institutions around the world. It is also a gateway to resources related to records and archives management and to international co-operation in this area.

The Virtual Laboratory, Essays and Resources on the Experimentalization of Life, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science.

WIPO Gold, The Global IP Reference Resource.

WorldCat, the world's largest network of library content and services.

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TECHNIS, An Innovation and Intellectual Property Platform.

BSHS, British Society for the History of Science.

EASST, European Association for the Study of Science and Technology.

ESST, European Inter-University Association on Society, Science & Technology.

HPSPS, The UK network for the History, Philosophy and Sociology of Plant Science.

ISHPSSB, International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology.

ISHTIP, International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property.

SHOT, Society for the History of Technology.

4s, Society for Social Studies of Science.