Category: Biotechnology Law

An Analysis of the National Food Security Act,2013

By Anushka Sachdev, National Law University, Delhi “Editor’s Note:In the wake of an overhaul of the Indian Political Scenario, a headlong passing of the Food Security Act, 2013 by the UPA government fell in much controversy. The Act was criticized for not fixing parameters to decide the beneficiaries and the […]

Geological Carbon Sequestration:Is The Existing Legal Framework Adequate?

By Priyan Garg, Amity Law School, Noida EDITOR’S NOTE:- Carbon sequestration is the process of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. While it prima facie falls within the scope of geo-engineering, the need for a concrete legal framework to resolve the disputes arising out of geological carbon sequestration has been […]

Bioterrorism

By Nidhi Singh, National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi “Editor’s Note: A bioterrorism attack is the deliberate release of viruses, bacteria, toxins or other harmful agents used to cause illness or death in people, animals, or plants. These agents are typically found in nature, but it is possible that they could be […]

Bioinformatics And Intellectual Property Rights

By Sameekshya Naik, NLUO Editor’s Note: The possibility of discovery of drugs and cures based on genetic studies that may have the potential to treat diseases hereto considered incurable, has meant investment of huge amounts in research and development of bioinformatics tools of a more sophisticated, nature which would aid in […]