List of Boxes, Figures, and Tables

BOXES

A

 

Patenting the Oncomouse,

 

23

B

 

Birth of the Biotechnology Industry,

 

47

C

 

Summary of Principles of the International Strategy Meeting on Human Genome Sequencing,

 

57

FIGURES

4-1

 

Number of DNA-based U.S. patents (as of June 30, 2005),

 

103

4-2

 

Thirty entities holding the largest number of DNA-based U.S. patents (as of June 30, 2005),

 

104

4-3

 

DNA patent trends, 1995-2004,

 

107

4-4

 

Protein structure patent trends, 1995-2004,

 

108

4-5

 

Protein-protein interactions patent trends, 1995-2004,

 

108

4-6

 

Research tools patent trends, 1995-2004,

 

109

4-7

 

Molecular pathway patent trends, 1995-2004,

 

109

4-8

 

Patent class 536/23.1 (DNA/RNA fragments) application pendency by quarter, 1997-2002,

 

112

4-9

 

DNA patents: inventor and assignee country, 1995-2004,

 

113

4-10

 

Protein patents: inventor and assignee country, 1995-2004,

 

113

4-11

 

Research tools patents: inventor and assignee country, 1995-2004,

 

114

4-12

 

Molecular pathway patents: inventor and assignee country, 1995-2004,

 

114

4-13

 

Patterns of university licensing of DNA inventions by company type,

 

118



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