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Biodiversity, Knowledge and Rights Series No.1

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The Inappropriateness of the Patent System for Life Forms and Processes

by Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher

This is a series of papers published by Third World Network, aimed at deepening public understanding on the inter-relationship between biodiversity, knowledge on the conservation and sustainable use of biological resources, and the rights relating to such resources and knowledge.

 

 

 

Contents

Chapter 1  Introduction

Chapter 2  The TRIPS criteria for patenting

Chapter 3  Invention and discovery

Chapter 4  Are we inventing life?

Chapter 5  Some problems associated with patenting life
Product or process?
In quest of justice

Chapter 6 Conclusions

Appendix: Patenting and owning life: Some questions and answers

 

Size: 14.5 x 21 cm
No. of  pages:  28
ISBN No:  983-9747-54-1

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