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Author Haugen, Hans Morten, 1971-

Title The right to food and the TRIPS agreement : with a particular emphasis on developing countries' measures for food production and distribution / by Hans Morten Haugen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 506 pages)
Series The Raoul Wallenberg Institute human rights library ; v. 30
Raoul Wallenberg Institute human rights library ; v. 30
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Part I: Treaties Relating to Food and Protection of Biotechnology; 1 Introduction; 2 Food, Biotechnology and Intellectual Property; 3 Methodology: Principles and Sources under International Law; Part II: Relevant Provisions from the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; 4 Specifying the Nature of the Obligations and the Approach for Understanding Economic, Social and Cultural Human Rights; 5 The Right to Food as Recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Summary Analyses relationships between patent rights and human rights, focusing on the right to food. This book, using different techniques of assessing treaty conflict, analyses whether the TRIPS Agreement and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights actually conflict
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-502) and index
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Subject Agricultural biotechnology -- Law and legislation.
Food relief -- Law and legislation -- Developing countries.
Food supply -- Law and legislation -- Developing countries.
Plant varieties -- Patents -- Government policy.
Right to food -- Developing countries.
Genre/Form Patents.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007039874
ISBN 9047422155 (electronic bk.)
9789047422150 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)