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Drew Kershen: Research/Scholarship

Agricultural Biotechnology Law and Policy

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Books

Stuart Smyth, A. Bryan Endres, Thomas Redick & Drew Kershen, INNOVATION AND LIABILITY in BIOTECHNOLOGY:  Transnational and Comparative Perspectives 224 pp. (Edward Elgar Publishing, March 2010)

Book Chapters

Henry Miller & Gregory Conko, FRANKENFOOD MYTH: HOW PROTEST AND POLITICS THREATEN THE BIOTECH REVOLUTION (Praeger Pub. 2004) (Chapter 6)

Working Paper

Kershen, Three Separate and Distinct Spheres:  Patents, Regulation and Liability (Conference Paper 2009-2010), http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/three spheres.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Articles

Drew L. Kershn, "European Decisions About the 'Whack-a-Mole' Game" GM Crops & Food 5(1): 1-4, 2014 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/gmc 27777.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershen and John Davison, "Honey Containing GM-Pollen in Europe", CropGen, February 2014
http://www.cropgen.org./article_513.html (opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershn, "The Contested Vision for Agriculture's Future: Sustainable Intensive Agriculture and Agroecology" Creighton Law Review 46(4): 591-618, 2013 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/CRE402.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershn, "Bumps On the Road to the Open-Source Cornucopia." September 12, 2013 http://www.biofortified.org/2013/09/bumps-on-the-road-to-the-open-source-cornucopia/ (opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershn, "GM Crops in the Courts: Three Recent US Patent Decisions" Landes Bioscience 4(3): 1-4, 2013 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/2013GMintheCourts4-3.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershn & Henry Miller, "Genetic Engineering Produces a Genuine Monstrosity." August 14, 2013 http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2013/08/14/activists-vindicated-genetic-engineering-produces-a-genuine-monstrosity/ (opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershn, "California's Proposition 37 and the WTO Agreements." ARE Update 16(1): 1-5, 2012 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/CA Prop 37.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershen, "Would State-Mandated Labels for Biotech Foods Violate World Trade Agreements?," Critical Legal Issues WORKING PAPER No. 181 (Wash. Lgl. Fndt., Sept. 2012)
http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/StateMandatedLabels.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Steven Strauss et al., “Far-reaching Deleterious Impacts of Regulations on Research and Environmental Studies of Recombinant DNA-modified Perennial Biofuel Crops in the United States,” BioScience, October 2010
http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/far-reaching deleterious impacts.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershen (2010) “Trade and Commerce in Improved Crops and Food ,” New Biotechnology, August 2010
http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/Trade and Commerce.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershen (2009) “Legal Liability and Agricultural Biotechnology: Ten Questions,” http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/LegalLiabilityIssues.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershen (2007) “Sustainable Intensive Agriculture: High Technology and Environmental Benefits,” 16 Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy 424, http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/sustainable.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Stuart J. Smyth and Drew L. Kershen (2006) “Agricultural Biotechnology: Legal Liability Regimes from Comparative and International Perspectives,” GLOBAL JURIST ADVANCES, Vol. 6, No. 2, Article 3 http://www.bepress.com/gj/advances/vol6/iss2/art3/ (opens in a new window)

Kershen, Health and Food Safety: The Benefits of Bt-Corn, 61 FOOD & DRUG LAW JOURNAL 197-235 (2006) with permission from FDLI http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/healthandfoodsafety.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew Kershen & Alan McHughen, Adventitious Presence: Inadvertent Commingling and Coexistence Among Farming Methods, CAST Commentary, QTA 2005-1 (July 2005) http://www.cast-science.org/cast/src/cast_top.htm (opens in a new window)

Drew Kershen & Alan McHughen, Presencia adventicia: mezcla inadvertida y coexistencia entre métodos de cultivo, Comentario CAST, QTA 2005-1 SPA (Julio 2005) http://www.cast-science.org/cast/src/cast_top.htm (opens in a new window)

Kershen, Proposed Liability Legislation for Transgenic Crops, 10 (#2) ABA AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE NEWSLETTER 7-11 (Feb 2006) http://www.abanet.org/environ/committees/agricult/newsletter/ (opens in a new window)

Of Straying Crops and Patent Rights, 43 WASHBURN L. J. 575-610 (2004)
http://washburnlaw.edu/wlj/43-3/articles/kershen-drew.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Legal Liability Issues in Agricultural Biotechnology, CROP SCIENCE 44:456-463 (2004)
http://crop.scijournals.org/cgi/content/full/44/2/456 (opens in a new window)

Symposium: Liability for Refusing to Use Agricultural Biotechnology, 10 RICHMOND J. LAW & TECH. 20 (2003) at http://law.richmond.edu/jolt/v10i2/article21.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Innovations in Biotechnology - Public Perceptions and Cultural Attitudes. An American's Viewpoint", Global Jurist Topics: Vol. 3: No. 1, Article 1 (2003). http://www.bepress.com/gj/topics/vol3/iss1/art1 (opens in a new window)

Legal Liability Issues in Agricultural Biotechnology, National Ag Law Center Publications (Nov. 2002) available at http://www.nationalaglawcenter.org/assets/articles/kershen_biotech.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window), reprinted in 10 ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY 203-216 (Dec. 2002)

Agricultural Biotechnology: Environmental Benefits for Identifiable Environmental Problems, 32 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REPORTER 11312-11316 (Nov. 2002)

The Risks of Going Non-GMO, 53 OKLAHOMA L. REV. 631-652 (2000) http://www.biotech-info.net/nongmo.html (opens in a new window)

Redick, Kershen, & Crispin, Assessing the Impact of the Biosafety Protocol Upon American Growers, Vol. 4, # 3, Newsletter of the Special Committee on Agricultural Management pp. 5-8 (2000) http://www.abanet.org/environ/committees/agricult/newsletter/june00/red.html (opens in a new window)

Kershen, D. (2000) The Concept of Natural: Implications for Biotechnology Regulation. AgBioForum, 3(1), 321-326 (Winter 2000), http://www.agbioforum.missouri.edu/v3n1/v3n1a11-kershen.htm (opens in a new window)

The Biosafety Protocol and the Cartagena Negotiations, 16 AGRICULTURAL L. UPDATE 4-7 (May 1999). Reprinted in slightly shorter version in ABA Sp. Comm. on Ag. Mngmt. Newsletter (May 1999) and ABA Inter. Envir. L. Comm Newsletter (Sept. 1999) http://www.aglaw-assn.org/members/members2/update/1999/05-99.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Kershen & McHughen, Adventitious Presence, CAST COMMENTARY QTA 2005-1 (July 2005) [Spanish translation Feb 2006] http://www.cast-science.org/cast/news/QTA2005-1.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Kershen, D. (1999). Biotechnology: An essay on the academy, cultural attitudes and public policy. AgBioForum, 2(2), 137-146 (Spring 1999), http://www.agbioforum.org/v2n2/v2n2a12-kershen.htm (opens in a new window)

Essays

Drew Kershen and Alan McHughen, "General Mills Turns to 'Raja of the Country of World Peace' to Certify Its Costlier, Non-GMO Cheerios," Forbes.com, March 16, 2014 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/General Mills.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew Keshen and Henry I. Miller, "A Faustian Bargain On Labeling Genetically Engineered Food," Forbes.com, February 25, 2014 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/CFSAF.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Drew Keshen and Henry I. Miller, "Politics and the Poor Man's Plate," Defining Ideas, January 10, 2013 http://www.hoover.org/publications/defining-ideas/article/137641 (opens in a new window)

Drew Kershen and Henry I. Miller, "Europe vs. Scientifc Consensus," The American, October 19, 2012 http://www.american.com/archive/2012/october/europe-vs-scientific-consensus (opens in a new window)

Drew Kershen, "Food Forward - GM Foods," The World of Food Ingredients, September 2010 http://jay.law.ou.edu/faculty/kershen/articles/food forward.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Monsanto vs. U.S. Farmers: Commentary on the Center for Food Safety Report, ISB NEWS REPORT (April 2005) http://nbiap.biochem.vt.edu/news/2005/Apr05.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

B. Chassy & D. Kershen, Bt corn reduces serious birth defects, WESTERN FARM PRESS (28 Oct. 2004) http://www.westernfarmpress.com/news/10-27-04-Bt-corn-birth-defects/ (opens in a new window)

with Andrew Apel and others, To Die or Not to Die This is the Problem (Oct. 2002) – submitted to United States Embassy to the Holy See in response to the refusal of food aid by Zambia http://www.agbioworld.org/pdf/To_Die_or_not_to_Die.pdf (pdf, opens in a new window)

Interviews

CCTV-4 – Live Interview on Biz News Nightly concerning litigation in Mexico about the Mexican governmental approval of field trials for transgenic maize.  Thursday, October 24, 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QH0DdjbpR7A (opens in a new window)

Comments

Drew L. Kershen, “Food Crisis and Technological Phobia,” BioFortified, September 2, 2012
http://www.biofortified.org/2012/09/food-crises-and-technological-phobia/(opens in a new window)

Drew L. Kershen and Henry Miller, M.D., “Will Over-regulation in Europe Stymie Synthetic Biology,” Forbes, August 29, 2012
http://www.forbes.com/sites/henrymiller/2012/08/29/will-overregulation-in-europe-stymie-synthetic-biology/(opens in a new window)

B. Chassy & D. Kershen, Banning biotech may deny safer foods to developing countries, SAN LUIS OBISPO TRIBUNE Op-Ed, Oct. 14, 2004 (Op-ed version of the long article published in the WESTERN FARM PRESS) http://monsanto.co.uk/news/ukshowlib.phtml?uid=8271 (opens in a new window)

D. Kershen & P. Morandini, Food, Zambia, and Moral Courage, TECHCENTRAL STATION Op-Ed, February 2003 http://www.techcentralstation.com/020703M.html (opens in a new window)

Legal Cover for Governmental Policies of Starvation, TECHCENTRAL STATION Op-Ed, December 2002 http://www.tcsdaily.com/article.aspx?id=122002M (opens in a new window)

 

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