Confronting Biopiracy - 
      Daniel Robinson

Confronting Biopiracy

Challenges, Cases and International Debates

«<p><strong>'Biopiracy has emerged as a powerful concept inspiring critical perspectives on the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge. But what does it really mean? This well-researched and thoughtful book provides a thorough investigation of the theory and practice of biopiracy that scholars and policymakers alike will find illuminating.'</strong> <em>Graham Dutfield, Professor of International Governance, University of Leeds, UK  </em></p> <p><strong>'Daniel Robinson's timely and authoritative book will inform the contemporary, but until now unproductive, discussions in WIPO and the WTO about ways in which spurious intellectual property claims over biological resources and traditional knowledge can be sanctioned as 'biopiracy'.'</strong> <em>Michael Blakeney, Herchel Smith Professor of Intellectual Property, Queen Mary, University of London, UK  </em></p> <p><strong>'The book is engaging, thoroughly researc»

Provides an analysis of the issue of biopiracy. This book synthesises the rise of the issue and use of the term by activists and negotiators in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to form a critical understanding of the themes, implications and politics of biopiracy. Les mer
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Provides an analysis of the issue of biopiracy. This book synthesises the rise of the issue and use of the term by activists and negotiators in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), to form a critical understanding of the themes, implications and politics of biopiracy.
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Forlag: Earthscan Ltd
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Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 208
ISBN: 9781844077229
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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Introduction 1. Collecting; Prospecting; Piracy 2. International Legal Backdrop 3. Patent-Related Biopiracy Cases 4. Non-Patent Biopiracy Cases 5. Implications and Ethical Dilemmas: What have the Cases Shown? 6. Current Debates and Ways Forward: Internationally and Regionally 7. Current Debates and Ways Forward: National and Local Approaches. Conclusions
Daniel F. Robinson is Lecturer at the Institute of Environmental Studies, University of New South Wales, Australia