continues to grow, people are starting to debate whether it is really okay to bring back extinct animals. The movie, Jurassic Park, obviously showed that it was a bad idea and considering the pros and cons of de-extinction, the cons are not really worth it towards our current modern day society. Biotechnology is a huge field within modern day society. The field contains different majors and interests like disease research to de-extinction (or an extinct species revival). The U.S. government and companies
that states that it is the utility, or happiness, of an act is what determines its morality. According to the author, “the utilitarian argument is the strongest argument for DNA patenting” (Chapter 4, pg. 66). It is essential to examine both the pros and cons for DNA patents in order to fully assess the role that they play within our society. In this essay I will examine how utility can be argued for and against DNA patents and explain why having patents on DNA is essential for today’s modern age.
case, there is ever growing backing for GM foods among individuals who trust that it might have both ecological and medical advantages, and additionally aid to reduce world hunger, as according to a study by Professor C. S. Prakash, ‘Benefits of Biotechnology for Developing Countries’, the number of malnourished people worldwide could go beyond one billion by 2020.
INTRODUCTION Intellectual Property plays an important role in facilitating process of taking innovative technology to the market place. Peter F. Drucker, the management consultant and author of “Innovation and Entrepreneurship stated that “…Because its purpose is to create a customer, business has two—and only two functions: Marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results, all the rest are costs." So the question now is what is innovation? Generally put, an ‘innovation’ is developing