"This is a gem of a book... [by] a veritable ‘who’s who’ of important contributors to this field…. An interested reader could not ask for a better overview and compendium of serious, thoughtful analysis of this important topic."
– Professor Robert P. Merges, University of California at Berkeley School of Law
"Kieff’s timely and masterful book establishes a modern truth: to translate a scientific discovery into tangible patient benefits requires an intellectual property lawyer. [It] should be read not only by legal scholars but also scientists and the general public."
– Dr. Mark Siegler, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Explores the legal ramifications, in terms of property rights and patents, of the scientific developments arising from the work on the Human Genome Project.