The Brüstle-Patent-Case – Legal Background and Impacts to European Stem Cell Research and International Cooperation
Conference Recording Jan 15, 2013
About the SpeakerTimo Faltus studied Biology and Law at the University of Frankfurt am Main/Germany and is now a fellow of the Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine (TRM) at the University of Leipzig, Germany and a research associate at the law school of the University of Halle- Wittenberg, Germany. Timo Faltus current work focuses on how to advance European and German stem cell and tissue engineering law as well as reproductive medicine and pharmaceutical law. He is involved in several networks of scientific and regulatory experts in the field of regenerative medicine to develop a reliable regulatory framework for this research area and has recently published a textbook on stem cell law in Germany.
The presentation will illustrate the legal background of the Brüstle-Patent-Case to help stem cell researcher to see if their (potential) inventions are affected by the ruling. Furthermore, the presentation will focus on the ruling’s impact to stem cell research in Europe and to international research and industrial applications in the stem cell field.