Aynur Huseynova

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Lawyer at The State Agency on Mandatory Health Insurance

This article reviews legal criteria for patenting human genes on account of the evolution in biotechnology. It is utterly essential to highlight innovations in healthcare sector that have noteworthy effect not only to the scientific progress but also to the economy of the states. Special attention is paid to the analysis of eligibility criteria in the light of DNA sequences under the EU and US approaches.  As the modern technologies evolve remarkably day by day,...


This article examines main challenges of patenting human genes. In the light of modern achievements in biotechnology and genetics, these problems are of current interest. The article also touches on the ethical issues of patenting biological sequences, as well as the legal regulation of such patenting. A patent is a means of regulating the use of intellectual property, certifying the exclusive right to use the invention during the term of the patent in the country...