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Eigentum und Wissenschaft

Eigentum und Wissenschaft

From intellectual property in immortal cell lines to the legal status of implants, the question of property rights in the life sciences poses significant challenges to conventional property law. The seminar examines the emergence of property rights issues in medicine and the life sciences, traces different approaches to their resolution, and discusses the moral conflicts that arise.

Teaching language - German

Content

  • Emergence of property rights issues in medicine and the life sciences.
  • Methods of solving moral conflicts

LITERATURE RECOMMENDATION

  • Quigley, Muireann (2007): Property and the body - applying Honoré. Journal of Medical Ethics 33: 631-634.
  • Hardcastle, Rohan (2009): Law and the Human Body - Property Rights, Ownership and Control. Oxford: Hart.
  • Hoppe, Nils (2013): The issue with tissue: why making human biomaterials available for research purposes is still controversial. Diagnostic Histopathology 19(9): 315–321.

COURSE ENROLLMENT AND MATERIALS

Further information about this module can be found via the Online Course Catalogue and Stud.IP. In addition, you must also register your attendance at this course via Stud.IP.


Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe
Professors
Address
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1-3
30159 Hannover
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Room
809
Prof. Dr. Nils Hoppe
Professors
Address
Otto-Brenner-Str. 1-3
30159 Hannover
Building
Room
809