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Cover for International trade and policies for genetically modified products.

This book addresses international trade and policy issues concerning agricultural biotechnology. The 16 chapters in this volume are edited and revised versions of papers presented at the 8th International Conference of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, held in...

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Patents versus plant varietal protection.

This chapter develops a theoretical model to analyse the impacts of intellectual property rights (IPRs) policy options on innovation in the plant breeding sector and social welfare. First, some relevant strands of the literature on the scope of IPR protection are reviewed. The theoretical model is...

Author(s)
Eaton, D.; Tongeren, F. van
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The case for differentiated appropriability in intellectual property rights for plant varieties.

This chapter adapts an existing model of innovation in the plant breeding sector to demonstrate that common standards are not optimum from a global welfare point of view. Policy issues relating to Plant Variety Protection from an economic perspective are reviewed, with particular emphasis on the...

Author(s)
Tongeren, F. van; Eaton, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The regulation of agricultural biotechnology.

The regulatory systems in place prior to the development and expansion of agricultural biotechnology are still responding to this new form of technology. Such systems include trade law, intellectual property law, contract law, environmental regulations and biosafety regulations. This book reviews...

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Economic and social issues in agricultural biotechnology.

This book presents 21 selected revised and edited papers from the 4th and 5th meetings of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, held in Italy in 2000 and 2001. Topics covered include: intellectual property rights and technological exchange; public-private issues;...

Author(s)
Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book
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 Are GURTs needed to remedy intellectual property failures and environmental problems with GM crops?

This chapter addresses the use of two types of genetic use restriction technologies (GURTs) in agriculture: variety-level GURTs (V-GURTs) and trait-specific GURTs (T-GURTs). It examines weaknesses in plant breeders' rights and patent and contract laws, but questions whether breeders really need the ...

Author(s)
Budd, G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mergers, acquisitions and flows of agbiotech intellectual property.

This chapter evaluates a type of spillover associated with mergers and acquisitions in the biotechnology industry. The study reported in this chapter was based on a database containing 11 000 agricultural biotechnology patents granted between 1988 and 2002 by the US Patent Office. The analysis...

Author(s)
Schimmelpfennig, D.; King, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990569)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International proposals to regulate intellectual property rights in plant genetic resources.

This chapter reviews the 5 key issues for developing countries in their negotiation on intellectual rights and access to genetic resources: These issues are: the link between intellectual property right and development; the mandatory obligation in the World Trade Organization Agreement on...

Author(s)
Blakeney, M.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology and developing countries: the struggle over intellectual property rights and implications for biodiversity conservation.

This chapter will briefly summarize the close links between biotechnology and biodiversity conservation, especially as they apply to developing countries, before exploring in greater detail the implications that different property right regimes have for biodiversity conservation and the future...

Author(s)
Janni, O.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997421)
Type
Book chapter

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