IP & Ethics

This module is designed as an overview of research ethics (bioethics) and intellectual property (IP) for biomedical applications. It will familiarize students with key principles, guidelines, real world applications, and the special legal implications of IP for biomedical technology. The module will also review some key features of bioethics that have been established over the years, as well as address emerging ethical concerns associated with rapid advances in new biomedical technologies. Lastly, students will be introduced to key principles that outline responsible research conduct in compliance to an established code of ethics that are unique to biomedical research practices.

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