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Editor-in-Chief,   Anatole Krattiger

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Concept Foundation


Fiocruz, Brazil

bioDevelopments-   Institute


KRATTIGER, Anatole Photograph Anatole Krattiger, a Swiss citizen, began his career as a farmer, lived in many parts of the world, and is currently a research professor at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University (ASU). As adjunct professor at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at ASU, he co-teaches a course on innovation management and controversies in health and agri-biotechnology. He is an Adjunct Professor at Cornell University where he co-teaches a course on IP management in the life sciences. He founded, and serves as Chairman of, bio Developments-International Institute, a nonprofit organization that brings people together to jointly develop solutions to problems that extend beyond geographic and cultural frontiers. He recently served as Executive to the Humanitarian Board for Golden Rice, a position that required him to work on licensing, technology transfer, and regulatory issues; he also served as Director of Research at MIHR in the U.K. during its formative years. In the early 1990s, he contributed to the international establishment of ISAAA, a global agri-biotechnology broker developing public-private partnerships in agriculture; he served as executive director of ISAAA until 2000. He also briefly worked on biodiversity-policy issues at the International Academy of the Environment in Geneva, Switzerland, and as a scientist in biotechnology at CIMMYT in Mexico.

Dr. Krattiger is a member of the Advisory Council on Intellectual Property of the Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, New Hampshire, and a member of the board of the Black Sea Biotechnology Association. He is editor-in-chief of Innovation Strategy Today and a member of the editorial boards of the International Journal of Biotechnology and the International Journal of Technology Transfer and Commercialization. He was a Distinguished Advisor to the Council for Biotechnology Information in Washington, D.C., until the Council merged with BIO. He holds a diploma in farming, a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from the Swiss Agricultural College, a master’s degree in plant breeding, and a Ph.D. in biochemistry and genetics from the University of Cambridge, U.K.

Contributions       Show All AbstractsShow All Abstracts

Show AbstractAbstract Agreements: A Review of Essential Tools of IP Management

Show AbstractAbstract Confidentiality Agreements: A Basis for Partnerships

Show AbstractAbstract Ensuring Developing-Country Access to New Inventions: The Role of Patents and the Power of Public Sector Research Institutions

Show AbstractAbstract Facilitating Assembly of and Access to Intellectual Property: Focus on Patent Pools and a Review of Other Mechanisms

Show AbstractAbstract Freedom to Operate, Public Sector Research, and Product-Development Partnerships: Strategies and Risk-Management Options

Show AbstractAbstract How and Where to Search for IP Information on the World Wide Web: The “Tricks of the Trade” and an Annotated Listing of Web Resources

Show AbstractAbstract IP and Information Management: Libraries, Databases, Geographic Information Systems, and Software

Show AbstractAbstract Plants, Germplasm, Genebanks, and Intellectual Property: Principles, Options, and Management

Show AbstractAbstract Potential Use of a Computer-Generated Contract Template System (CoGenCo) to Facilitate Licensing of Traits and Varieties

Show AbstractAbstract The Role of IP Management in Health and Agricultural Innovation

Show AbstractAbstract Specific IP Issues with Molecular Pharming: Case Study of Plant-Derived Vaccines

Show AbstractAbstract The Statutory Toolbox: An Introduction

Show AbstractAbstract Training Staff in IP Management

Show AbstractAbstract The Use of Nonassertion Covenants: A Tool to Facilitate Humanitarian Licensing, Manage Liability, and Foster Global Access

Show AbstractAbstract Valuation of Bioprospecting Samples: Approaches, Calculations, and Implications for Policy-Makers

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