Situating brain regions among patent rights and moral risks

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Nature Biotechnology
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35,
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119–121
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doi:10.1038/nbt.3782
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What is the ethical value of awarding patent rights that implicate regions of the brain?

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  1. Dylan Roskams-Edris and Judy Illes are at the National Core for Neuroethics, Division of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

  2. Stacey Anderson-Redick is at Article One Partners, New York, New York, USA

  3. Zelma H. Kiss is in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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