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1. Biotechnological inventions : the moral debate 2. Development of a European and UK moral regime 3. Development of patent law in the United States 4. Application of Article 53 European Patent Convention 5. Patent law criteria and biotechnological inventions 6. Protection conferred in the United States 7. Protection conferred under the Biotechnology Directive 1998 8. Plant variety protection : UPOV, community, directive 9. Recent EU initiatives : likely impact on moral concerns.