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Nanotech's 'Second Nature' Patents: Implications for the Global South
ETC Group reports on current trends in intellectual property relating to nano-scale technologies. With nanotechnology, the reach of exclusive monopoly patents is not just on life, but all of nature. Accordingly, ETC Group refers to nanotech's "second nature" patents.