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Title Access to knowledge in Brazil : new research on intellectual property, innovation and development / edited by Lea Shaver
Published London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 143 pages)
Contents Intellectual property, innovation and development : the access to knowledge approach / Lea Shaver -- From free software to free culture : the emergence of open business / Pedro Nicoletti Mizukami and Ronaldo Lemos -- Exceptions and limitations to copyright in Brazil : a call for reform / Pedro Nicoletti Mizukami [and others] -- Biotechnology in Brazil : promoting open innovation / Alessandro Octaviani -- Access to medicines : pharmaceutical patents and the right to health / Monica Steffen Guise Rosina, Daniel Wei Liang Wang and Thana Cristina de Campos
Summary Brazil is one of the world's most productive crucibles for new ideas and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched book provides a sweeping tour of the issues arising form that leadership. Jonathan Zittrain - Professor, Harvard Law School. "As policy makers around the world grapple with how to configure their intellectual property policies to promote innovation and economic growth, as well as public access to the fruits of intellectual labour, they would do themselves a huge favour by reading Lea Shaver's excellent book." Pam Samuelson, Professor Univeri
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic development -- Brazil.
Intellectual property -- Brazil.
Brazil -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Shaver, Lea Bishop.
ISBN 1282894641
1849663599 (electronic bk.)
9781849660457 (ePub)
9781849663595 (electronic bk.)