Global Forum on Law Justice and Development
Generating Innovative Legal Solutions to Development Challenges
This conference, co-hosted by Humboldt University Faculty of Law, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, and the Law and Development Institute, commemorates the tenth anniversary of Law and Development Review (LDR), currently the only peer-reviewed academic journal in existence devoted to law and development studies. Law and development studies are at an important juncture.
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The Law, Justice and Development Week 2017 will focus on the overarching theme Gender, Law and Development and will address the role of law and justice as enabler for a full and equal participation of women and men to development objectives.
This article seeks to inform the potential of bioprinting (3D printing of human organs), the legal aspects of the technology, its patentability, regulation, and ethical considerations. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (Patent Office) has already granted some bioprinting patents and many more patent applications are pending.2 Although these patents are presumed valid, the validity of some of these might be litigated in due course, as the technology advances and the market expands.
The Fourth Colloquium on Suspension and Debarment showcases recent developments in suspension and debarment systems worldwide, examining the various uses of suspension and debarment in the procurement and anti-corruption contexts.