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Author Sampath, Padmashree Gehl

Title Regulating Bioprospecting : Institutions for Drug Research, Access and Benefit Sharing
Published Shibuya-ku : United Nations University Press, 2005

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Description 1 online resource (288 pages)
Contents Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1 Bioprospecting for Drug Research: An overview; 2 Drug R & D and the structure of the industry; 3 International policy dimensions of bioprospecting; 4 Transaction costs and their impact on the market forbioprospecting; 5 Intellectual property rights on traditional medicinal knowledge:A process oriented perspective; 6 The scope of the right to regulate access; 7 Conclusions and recommendations; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; References; Index
Summary Bioprospecting, or the search for useful biochemical compounds and genes in nature, has been the focus of international negotiations for more than a decade, yet the debate on the terms for access to genetic resources, traditional knowledge and benefit-sharing is far from settled. This book examines the optimal property rights structures and institutional mechanisms for regulating bioprospecting for drug research. Focusing on the economics of contracts, it shows that the rights exchanged are complementary at each stage of drug discovery and the development of genetic resources. Defining and enfor
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-267) and index
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Subject Drugs -- Patents
Genes -- Patents
Drugs -- Testing -- Law and legislation.
Genetic engineering -- Law and legislation.
Biodiversity.
Drugs -- Design.
International cooperation.
Drugs -- Patents
Genes -- Patents
Biologicals.
Biodiversity
Drug Design
Biological Factors -- genetics
Genetics Research -- legislation & jurisprudence
Biological Products
Biological Products -- genetics
Chemistry, Pharmaceutical -- legislation & jurisprudence
International Cooperation
Plants, Medicinal -- genetics
Genetic Research -- legislation & jurisprudence
LAW -- Health.
International cooperation
Drugs -- Design
Biodiversity
Drugs
Drugs -- Testing -- Law and legislation
Genes
Genetic engineering -- Law and legislation
Ethnomedizin
Biodiversit├Ąt
Patentrecht
Biotechnologie.
M├ędecine -- Recherche.
Genre/Form Patents
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789280870916
9280870912
1423766067
9781423766063