Genetic Patterns (video) University of British Columbia Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Patenting marine genetic resources: who owns ocean biodiversity? A single company has registered half of all existing patents associated with genes from marine species, with companies, universities, government bodies, individuals, and hospitals located in only 10 countries accounted for 98 percent of the patents. Credit Stockholm Resilience Centre Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.