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Intellectual Property Rights in Agricultural Biotechnology

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Edited By: FH Erbisch and KM Maredia

224 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Apr 1998 | #81213 | ISBN: 0851992323
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This book presents definitive information on intellectual property law in a simplified form (with a minimum of legal jargon) not available in other texts on the subject. There are two sections. The first begins with an introductory chapter and goes on to consider issues and principles including protection, transference and capacity building, both at the national and institutional level. The second consists of eleven country and regional case studies from six continents, which track the international variation in intellectual property law and its application to agricultural biotechnology.


Part 1 Issues and principles: Introduction to intellectual properties; acquiring protection for improved germplasm and in-bred lines; transferring intellectual properties; capacity building for technology transfer and intellectual property. Part 2 Country and regional case studies: Egypt; South Africa; Australia; China; Japan; India; Russia; Andean pact countries of Latin America; Costa Rica; Mexico; European Union.

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