Patent Granting on Marine DNA Discovery
Keywords:Biomimicry, DNA, Intellectual Property Rights, Marine, Medicine.
In recent years, the world has experienced various medical treatments originates from the ocean, such as
cytarabine, vidarabine, and ziconotide. Marine represents a great source of species with potential medical
treatments due to these species’ unique properties; however, the research and discovery of this industry
demand high financial resources and time management. Hence, the international government has employed
intellectual property rights and patent granting as a mechanism to promote innovative research. This paper
explores the benefits and disadvantages of patent granting on marine DNA discovery and application.
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