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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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CASTELLON SHIBLE, Sara. La experimentación con seres humanos en Costa Rica: constitucionalidad y propiedad intelectual de sus resultados. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2002, vol.19, n.2, pp.117-123. ISSN 2215-5287.

The clinic researches in human at this moment have generate a great debate, worldwide. Costa Rica is immersed into this world wide situation, being a country leader in its investigations and a house for many transnational companies. But, what happens with the intellectual property of these researches? By analyzing the actual regulations of the CCSS for clinic research, it is clear that national and forcign companies are allowed to make researches in our country and then go with the results to patent them in other countries and obtain the economic advantages proper of the activity developed here.

Keywords : Clinic Investigation; patents; human researches; Social Security; intellectual property; patents law; constitucional right; fundamental right; law appropriation; pharmaceutical products.

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