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Can the Trade Regime Lead to Sustainable Development?

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199840670
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949786 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0012
Can the Trade Regime Lead to Sustainable Development?

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This chapter demonstrates how the CBD can work along with trade agreements. It shows how the success of the CBD is measured, and compares the CBD to the UPOV. It notes that the CBD provides access to genetic resources, while the UPOV protects innovative plant breeding. This chapter also discusses the role of the CBD in promoting TRIPS.

Keywords: CBD; trade agreements; success; genetic resources; UPOV; plant breeding; promoting TRIPS

Chapter.  7735 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Intellectual Property Law

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