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Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development Resolving the Difficult Issues

By: Martin Khor
104 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Zed Books
Intellectual Property, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development
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Examines the 'biopiracy' phenomenon, its links to the Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), and various effects of TRIPS on developing countries and their resources. It also describes the relevant debates taking place in the WTO and other fora.

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1. Background to the International Debate 2. TRIPS, IPRs and Traditional Knowledge Traditional Knowledge and the Link to Community Rights The Value of and Threats to Traditional Knowledge Misappropriation of Traditional Biodiversity Knowledge, or the "Biopiracy" Phenomenon Some Views of Indigenous People Options and Attempts to Redress the Situation 3. The Relationship between TRIPS and the CBD Introduction Inherent Tensions in the IPRs Provisions of the CBD Other Tensions between TRIPS and the CBD Options to Redress the Situation 4. TRIPS and Article 27.3 (b) Introduction Patentability of Living Organisms and Processes: Distinctions Protection of Plant Varieties Conclusions and Suggestions 5. IPRs, TRIPS and Technology Transfer Technology Transfer in the "Environment and Development" Process IPRs and Technology Transfer Case Study of Effect of IPRs on Implementation of the Montreal Protocol TRIPS, Technology and the Environment Provisions in TRIPS for Technology Transfer References

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Biography

Martin Khor is the director of Third World Network in Malaysia. He trained as an economist at the University of Cambridge and is a board member of the Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP), the South Centre in Geneva, and the International Forum on Globalization. He has written or edited several books for Zed.
By: Martin Khor
104 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Zed Books
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