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Cover for Patent and other private legal rights for biotechnology inventions (Intellectual Property Rights-IPR).

The types of private legal rights (intellectual property rights) available for inventors and breeders for their contributions to agricultural technology are described. The most significant legal rights to the results of agricultural breeding and research programmes can be categorized as: trade...

Author(s)
Evenson, D. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property rights of plant varieties and of biotechnology in the European Union.

Following an introduction, sections cover: the protection of plant fluoride ; the new European directive on the protection of Biological invention; the release of genetically modified organisms in the European Union; and the future development of a European gene market.

Author(s)
Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property rights under the convention on biological diversity.

The institutional and theoretical bases of intellectual property rights (IPR) under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) are considered. The scope and applicability of IPR to genetic resources are reviewed and the use of access legislation as a means of controlling the use of genetic...

Author(s)
Lesser, W.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An economic approach to identifying an 'Effective <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">sui generis</i> System' for plant variety protection under TRIPs.

The components of the checks and balances of patent systems are outlined and a plant breeders' rights (PBR) system structured on the patent system is presented, with adjustments made for technical and institutional differences between the two. The requirements of the International Convention for...

Author(s)
Lesser, W.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Recent intellectual property rights controversies and issues at the CGIAR.

Sections cover: the CGAIR's relationship with intellectual property; alleged violations of the 1994 agreements 1997\98; issues raised by alleged violations CGAIR response to the allegations; and outstanding issues (guiding principles, material transfer agreements, and other outstanding intellectual ...

Author(s)
Bragdon, S. H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economics of intellectual property rights for agricultural technology.

Basic economic principles associated with intellectual property rights are addressed and related to the growing policy concerns of the public sector agricultural sciences. Six sections: review the technical aspects of the major IPRs; discuss single economy invention cases; introduce intellectual...

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The market value of farmers' rights.

Market potential and institutional barriers associated with farmers' rights are reviewed. Problems associated with joint ownership are discussed and it is suggested that a monopoly is required which acts in the best interests of all landowners; the monopoly would be allowed to sell samples, the...

Author(s)
Mandelsohn, R.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International crop breeding in a world of proprietary technology.

Background to the changes in the international research environment brought by advances in biotechnology including production of transgenic crops and changes in intellectual property rights is presented. Concerns regarding these changes amongst different participants in crop breeding are outlined....

Author(s)
Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Knowledge management and the economics of agricultural biotechnology.

Some of the institutional arrangements for the generation and transfer of knowledge in the USA are reviewed. There implications for the evolution and performance and agricultural biotechnology are assessed. Policy recommendations and proposals for institutional changes are presented. The major...

Author(s)
Zilberman, D;; Yarkin, C;; Heiman, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparing allocation of resources in public and private research.

The efficiency of public and private research for the management of a given research activity in agriculture is compared. Following an introduction sections cover; the static criteria based on the non-rivalry and the appropriation properties; and the dynamic criteria based on the accumulation and...

Author(s)
LemariƩ, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter

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