Blooming into Being
What seems like a normal flower has human DNA coursing through its veins. How does this bio-artist’s creation fit into US intellectual property law?
On April 17, 2009, bio-artist Eduardo Kac announced the launch of the Edunia, a “plantimal” consisting of a petunia flower hybridized with a human gene from Kac himself. Kac, a pioneer in the burgeoning…