Wednesday 7 June 2017
Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street
The lecture will look at the patenting of DNA as a case study to explore the origins and history of patenting and the application of patenting to medical treatments.
This meeting will also include a discussion of the historical origin of patents in England; the transmission of English patent law to the colonies, and a case study of the patentability of diagnostic tests (including DNA elements) and the impact of Brexit upon UK patent law. The presentation will also consider the patentability of surgery and pharmaceutical treatments.
RSM member rates start at £25 - £30
Non RSM member rates start at £35
After the meeting, there will be a two course dinner for pre-registered delegates only. Book now for only £45.00.
Registration, tea and coffee
The History of Medicine Society AGM
For Society members only
Introduction by the President
Dr Julie Papworth, President, History of Medicine Society, Royal Society of Medicine
The patentability of medical treatments
Winthrop Professor Michael Blakeney, Professor of Law, University of Western Australia
Vote of thanks
Dr Enrico Bonnadio, Senior Lecturer in Law, The City Law School, London
Introduction of Dr Catherine Sarraf as President for the 2017/18 Academic Year
Close of meeting
Dinner - For those that have pre-booked
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