Law: Intellectual Property Law

  • Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources: Success Stories and Best Practices book cover

    Realising Farmers' Rights to Crop Genetic Resources

    Success Stories and Best Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regine Andersen, Tone Winge

    Farmers' Rights are essential for maintaining crop genetic diversity, which is the basis of all food and agricultural production in the world. The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture recognizes Farmers' Rights and provides for relevant measures. However,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge

  • Genetic Resources as Natural Information: Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol book cover

    Genetic Resources as Natural Information

    Implications for the Convention on Biological Diversity and Nagoya Protocol, 1st Edition

    By Manuel Ruiz Muller

    Demonstrating the shortcomings of current policy and legal approaches to access and benefit-sharing (ABS) in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), this book recognizes that genetic resources are widely distributed across countries and that bilateral contracts undermine fairness and equity.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law and Sustainable Development

  • Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms: A Convergence in Laws book cover

    Intellectual Property and Genetically Modified Organisms

    A Convergence in Laws, 1st Edition

    By Charles Lawson, Berris Charnley

    Taking a global viewpoint, this volume addresses issues arising from recent developments in the enduring and topical debates over Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their relationship to Intellectual Property (IP). The work examines changing responses to the growing acceptance and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing: Legal and Biological Perspectives book cover

    Marine Genetic Resources, Access and Benefit Sharing

    Legal and Biological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Bevis Fedder

    Access to genetic resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS) has been promoted under the Convention on Biological Diversity, with the aim of combining biodiversity conservation goals with economic development. However, as this book shows, since its inception in 1992, implementation has encountered…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharing: Global Case Studies book cover

    Biodiversity, Access and Benefit-Sharing

    Global Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Daniel F. Robinson

    The Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is rapidly receiving signatures and ratifications. Many countries are preparing to implement the protocol through national research permit systems and/or biodiversity laws. Yet there is still considerable confusion about how to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governance: Patents as Discourse on Life book cover

    Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governance

    Patents as Discourse on Life, 1st Edition

    By Katerina Sideri

    Biomedical patents have been the subject of heated debate. Regulatory agencies such as the European Patent Office make small decisions with big implications, which escape scrutiny and revision, when they decide who has access to expensive diagnostic tests, whether human embryonic stem cells can be…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications: Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa book cover

    Extending the Protection of Geographical Indications

    Case Studies of Agricultural Products in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Blakeney, Thierry Coulet, Getachew Alemu Mengistie, Marcelin Tonye Mahop

    The TRIPS Agreement (for trade-related intellectual property rights) provides for the general protection of geographical indications (GIs) of product origin, including for example the special protection of wines and spirits and for the creation of a multilateral register for wines. The African…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • The Object of Copyright: A Conceptual History of Originals and Copies in Literature, Art and Design book cover

    The Object of Copyright

    A Conceptual History of Originals and Copies in Literature, Art and Design, 1st Edition

    By Stina Teilmann-Lock

    Recent years have seen a number of pressing developments in copyright law: there has been an enormous increase in the range and type of work accorded protection; the concept of the ‘original work’ has entered into national copyright acts; and intangible entities are now entitled to protection by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property: Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology book cover

    Ethics and Law of Intellectual Property

    Current Problems in Politics, Science and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lenk, Nils Hoppe

    Divided into three parts, this edited volume gives an overview of current topics in law and ethics in relation to intellectual property. It addresses practical issues encountered in everyday situations in politics, research and innovation, as well as some of the underlying theoretical concepts. In…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Community Resources: Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge book cover

    Community Resources

    Intellectual Property, International Trade and Protection of Traditional Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    Protection of traditional knowledge and resources is of critical concern not only to the groups involved but also to the international trading community for which these resources are of increasing economic importance. This work examines the concept of 'community', intellectual property models and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Globalization and Law

  • Food Security, Biological Diversity and Intellectual Property Rights book cover

    Food Security, Biological Diversity and Intellectual Property Rights

    1st Edition

    By Muriel Lightbourne

    This volume advances the claim that the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) adopted in 2001 is the only existing international agreement with the potential to promote food security, conservation of biodiversity and equity. However, for…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

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