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Author Sampath, Padmashree Gehl.

Title Regulating bioprospecting : institutions for drug research, access, and benefit-sharing / Padmashree Gehl Sampath
Published Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages)
Contents Bioprospecting for drug research : an overview -- Drug R & D and the structure of the industry -- International policy dimensions of bioprospecting -- Transaction costs and their impact on the market for bioprospecting -- Intellectual property rights on traditional medicinal knowledge : a process oriented perspective -- The scope of the right to regulate access
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-267) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Drugs -- Patents.
Drugs -- Testing -- Law and legislation.
Genes -- Patents.
Genetic engineering -- Law and legislation.
Biological Factors -- genetics.
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Drug Design.
Genetic Research -- legislation & jurisprudence.
International Cooperation.
Plants, Medicinal -- genetics.
Genre/Form Patents.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005011337
ISBN 1423766067 (electronic bk.)
9781423766063 (electronic bk.)