Role of intellectual property rights in the benefit sharing arrangements

the case of Bio-resources Development and Conservation Programme in Nigeria

Publisher: Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad

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Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Delhi : Library of Congress Office ; Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 2003. 2 microfiches. Master microform held by: DLC.

StatementAnil K. Gupta.
SeriesWorking paper ;, W.P. no. 2002-08-03, Working paper (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad) ;, W.P. no. 2002-08-03.
ContributionsIndian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2003/60100 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3710456M
LC Control Number2003308592

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Property in the context of access and benefit-sharing agreements. Its objective is to support providers and users of genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge when managing intellectual property issues in access and benefit-sharing agreements.

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In particular the role of patents, trade secrets and trademarks are : Anil K. Gupta. The phrase “two heads are better than one” can apply to corporations and their intellectual property. When two or more companies agree to share their intellectual property for mutual benefit, the payback can be considerable.

Not only can collaboration result in additional revenue, it can also create more intellectual property that can further benefit all parties in the relationship. The book focuses on issues related to bioethics, biosafety and intellectual property rights, and is written in an easy-to-understand manner for graduate students and early career researchers interested in the opportunities and challenges associated with advances in biotechnology.

equitable sharing of benefits: The Working Group urged all members and relevant stakeholders to further evaluate the need and possible options for such indicators. The Bonn Guidelines also contain a section on the role of intellectual property rights in the implementation of ABS arrangements.

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Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect.

There are many types of intellectual property, and some countries recognize more than others. The most well-known types are copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade precursors to some types of intellectual property existed in societies such as Ancient Rome, but the.

within communities and households. This has implications for benefit-sharing and intellectual property rights concerns. A brief assessment of this would be necessary.

Given the above Role of intellectual property rights in the benefit sharing arrangements book, benefits from the use of biological and genetic resources, and of.

The grant of a property right by the government, albeit generally for a limited period of time, over useful intangible intellectual output provides the owner of such legal property rights the right to exclude all others from commercially benefiting from it.

In other words, the legal rights prohibit all others from using the underlying IP asset. UNDERSTANDING THE WTO: THE AGREEMENTS. Intellectual property: protection and enforcement. The WTO’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), negotiated during the Uruguay Round, introduced intellectual property rules into the multilateral trading system for the first time.

Under Intellectual Property Rights (IPRS), the inventor can get copyrights, patents, design and, trademarks and trade secret protection to shield an invention/creation from being duplicated or copied by another individual or business.

In this article, we shall shed light on the benefits of intellectual property rights. IPR benefits. Intellectual property is the culmination of brain work: ideas made manifest are legally defined and protected to variously advance the interests of their creators and the public good.

Intellectual property is also arguably the most important and least clearly understood concept in the world most Scholarly Kitchen readers live and work in. Advantages and Disadvantages of Intellectual Property Rights Ma Ma by E-Hussain, posted in Safe Hiring Services The concept of intellectual property is not an entirely new one, but it has become increasingly more important as the economy worldwide has begun to shift into what is known as an information economy.

Owners of shared intellectual property agree to share patent rights with both each other and third parties. Alliances, patent pools, and other organizations may choose this route for many reasons, such as finding ways to work around overlapping intellectual property rights.


The question of the management and protection of intellectual property (IP) assets arising from marine scientific research, including bioprospecting, and of the relationship between intellectual property rights and benefit sharing from Cited by: 3.

Ethnobotany is the study of a region's plants and their practical uses through the traditional knowledge of a local culture and people. An ethnobotanist thus strives to document the local customs involving the practical uses of local flora for many aspects of life, such as plants as medicines, foods, intoxicants and clothing.

Richard Evans Schultes, often referred to as the "father of. Interestingly, the history of intellectual property management at universities makes it clear that some institutions once strongly respected faculty intellectual property rights. 13 Whereas Stanford, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Illinois sought comprehensive control over faculty intellectual property as early.

As intellectual property rights become reduced, so too will the quality of the product being created. That is because there is much less of an incentive to do the work and put the time and resources in, especially if the company knows that its intellectual property rights aren’t absolute.

Downloadable. The subject of this case study is the role of intellectual property rights in the benefit-sharing arrangements concerning the "Jeevani" drug, which was developed by scientists at the Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (TBGRI), based on the tribal medicinal knowledge of the Kani tribe in Kerala, South India.

"Jeevani" is a restorative, immuno-enhancing, anti-stress and Cited by: THE ROLE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN THE SHARING OF ive of the Study is to identify and explore the role of intellectual pro perty rights in the sharing of benefits arising from the use of biologic obligations of either party thereto and the financial arrangements between the parties.

Intellectual Property Rights Applied in Business Intellectual property rights cover a number of works that can be owned by individuals or companies. Intellectual property covers creations of the mind such as literature works, artistic pieces, and inventions.

Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and Responsibilities. General Overview. The EDRN is premised on the belief that an established integrated, multi-disciplinary environment will adequacy and feasibility of the sharing of research resources plan and the IPMP.

Comments on the compromise the intellectual property rights resulting from File Size: KB. Trade secrets are a form of intellectual property rights where the holder of the trade secret is afforded absolutely no protection.

Trade secrets have some advantages and disadvantages over other forms of intellectual property rights. The most important is the non-disclosure of the art. The term intellectual property first came into being in the 19th century, but only became commonly used towards the end of the 20th century.

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was founded in as a specialized agency of the United Nations with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The term "intellectual property" (IP) means different things to different people in different contexts and environments.

For example, in a legal sense, the emphasis is on ownership; in this context, IP is concerned with patents, copyrights, trademarks and the like, all of which provide legal protection for something that has real or potential.

dispute arrangements. For model clauses see Winter and Kamau (), von Kries and Winter () and Biber-Klemm et al. However, these contracts are variable not only with regard to the aims and gains of the planned research, but depend also on Author: Erwin Beck.

Issues of intellectual property, Indigenous knowledge, and access and benefits sharing associated with the commercialization of local environmental knowledge are important considerations for. Intellectual Property Rights in the Global Creative Economy 5 Much of the world’s intellectual property (IP) is embodied in music, movies, videos, books, articles, illustrations and other creative content.

Thanks to the on-going revolution in digital devices and services, that content is File Size: 1MB. It grants two rights (moral rights to control the work and an economic monopoly on exploiting the work) to creators to encourage them to create. The promotion of arts and sciences is generally considered to be a very good benefit to society.

And s. between university intellectual property and research benefits and focuses on the four issues raised in the Secretary of State‟s letter of direction (Appendix 1): The management of IP for the benefit of the university and the wider economy. The relationship between intellectual property and food affects the production and availability of food by regulating dealings in products, processes, innovations, information and data.

With increasingly intricate relations between international and domestic law, as well as practices and conventions, intellectual property and food interact in.As such, they have similar rights over the individual works they create regardless of whether the work is text or illustration.

Creators, such as authors and illustrators have two sorts of copyright rights ñ economic rights and moral rights. Economic Rights The first owner of copyright is generally the author.The intellectual property and food project: from rewarding innovation and creation to feeding the world.

to promote food security / Brad Sherman --Intellectual property norm setting in ex situ plant germplasm access and benefit sharing arrangements / Charles Lawson --Open 'This book is an excellent resource for those mapping the.