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Innovation and Liability in Biotechnology: Transnational and Comparative Perspectives

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ISBN13: 9781847206640
Published: March 2010
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £75.00



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"Innovation and Liability in Biotechnology" introduces and articulates an innovative framework, the Liability Analysis Framework (LAF), which offers a new perspective from which stakeholders and society can assess, manage and communicate about liability in relation to innovation. This path-breaking book provides a detailed description of the relationship between risk and liability. Risk and liability are not synonymous and the fact that, at times, the terms have been used in very close proximity has resulted in confusion and misunderstandings. The book begins with an overview of risk and the development of the Risk Analysis Framework, describing how it has evolved from initial concepts to present day form. It highlights the need for a LAF and provides a diverse examination of the LAF as a means to stimulate further debate. The authors conclude that risk is concerned with hypothetical probabilities whereas liability relates to actual marketplace externalities. Offering a new conceptualization for the analysis of liability, this book will appeal to academics involved in the fields of law, innovation and business, as well as federal regulators and industry representatives. Agricultural organizations and their lawyers who are attempting to understand the legal liability issues involved in growing and marking transgenic crops and their products, will also find this book of great interest.

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Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law, Health and Safety, Tort Law
Contents:
Preface Part I: Introduction 1. Transitioning from the Risk Analysis Framework to a Liability Analysis Framework Part II: Liability Assessment 2. Liability Regimes in North America 3. European Liability Regimes 4. International Economic Liability Regimes Part III: Liability Management 5. Patent Policy's Interface with Regulation and Liability 6. Coexistence Strategies and Industrial Stewardship 7. Non-adopter Liabilities within the Agri-Food Industry Part IV: Liability Communication 8. Improving Consumer Confidence 9. Regulatory Strategies for Innovative Technologies and Liability for Plant Molecular Farming Part V: Agriculture, Liability and the Future 10. Synopsis and Important Issues Bibliography Index