New horizons in environmental and energy law. Elgaronline.
This book examines current developments in international law which regulate the uses of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, and the various property regimes which are applied to these resources by these international agreements.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Introduction 2. Overview of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture 3. The uses of biological resources 4. Property regimes over biological resources 5. The international environmental regime on plant genetic resources and traditional knowledge 6. Farmers, indigenous and local communities and traditional knowledge 7. The international property rights regime 8. The plant protection provisions of UPOV, the TRIPS Agreement and bilateral treaties 9. Access and benefit sharing measures 10. Sui generis legislation 11. Disclosure of origin of genetic resources and traditional knowledge 12. The recognition of traditional knowledge as prior art 13. Conclusion.