Indigenous Group Calls on Taiwanese Government to Prevent Biopiracy

by jeeg 16. May 2011 21:18
THE NETWORK of the Indigenous Peoples-Solomons (NIPS) calls on the Taiwan Government to develop and rigorously enforce appropriate laws to prevent future abuses of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and dignity by Taiwanese genetic researchers.   This call is in response to a case of bio... [More]

Patent Application Involving Improperly Obtained Genetic Samples Abandoned

by jeeg 11. April 2011 19:18
The Network of the Indigenous Peoples-Solomons (NIPS) welcomes the abandonment of a US patent application that uses genetic samples from Solomon Islanders, in a case that raises major ethical questions.   According to the USPTO’s Patent Application Information Retrieval system, U... [More]
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