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Cover for Biotechnology inventions: patent data evidence.

Biotechnology invention is defined as proportions of international patent classes rather than as a specific set of biotechnology international patent classes. Tabulations or 'patents counts' for a number developing and developed countries are presented enabling an analysis of technological...

Author(s)
Zohrabyan, A.; Evenson, R. E.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology inventions: what can we learn from patents?

Several characteristics of patents in the biotechnology field are explored, comparing and contrasting them to patents in other fields of research. The differences described may predict the direction and intensity of future of biotechnology patent applications. Particular reference is made to the...

Author(s)
Johnson, D. K. N.; Santaniello, V
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Property rights and regulations for transgenic crops in North America.

Regulations affecting marketing rights for transgenic crops are reviewed. Both Canada and the USA restrict field trials and selling of transgenic crops. The property rights situation for conventional pesticides in the USA is explained to demonstrate how rights could evolve for the 'plant pesticide' ...

Author(s)
Carlson, G.; Marra, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Intellectual property rights, Canola and public research in Canada.

Following an introduction sections cover: the rationale for public investment in agrifood research; the characteristics of innovation; intellectual property rights regimes; the evolving role of the public sector; and conclusions. Particular reference is made to rapeseed varietal development by the...

Author(s)
Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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

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