n Without Prejudice - Storm in a teacup : intellectual property
|Article Title||Storm in a teacup : intellectual property|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Author||Joanne Van Harmelen|
|Publication Date||Aug 2010|
|Pages||10 - 11|
|Keyword(s)||Spoor & Fisher|
A number of reports have been recently published which allege that food giant Nestlé may have committed biopiracy. This comes after Nestec S.A., a subsidiary of Nestlé responsible for research and technology, filed five patent applications relating to compositions containing either rooibos or honeybush extracts and their uses.
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