The Museum of Bioprospecting, Intellectual Property, and the Public Domain: A Place, A Process, A Philosophy

The Museum of Bioprospecting, Intellectual Property, and the Public Domain: A Place, A Process, A Philosophy

by Joseph Henry Vogel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843318628

ISBN-13: 9781843318620

Pub. Date: 06/15/2010

Publisher: Anthem Press

‘The Museum of Bioprospecting, Intellectual Property, and the Public Domain’ addresses one of the most pressing policy issues of our day: intellectual property rights versus the public domain in facilitating access to genetic resources for biotechnology development. The issue is examined in the context of a proposal submitted by seven fictional

Overview

‘The Museum of Bioprospecting, Intellectual Property, and the Public Domain’ addresses one of the most pressing policy issues of our day: intellectual property rights versus the public domain in facilitating access to genetic resources for biotechnology development. The issue is examined in the context of a proposal submitted by seven fictional scholars to an imaginary octogenarian, whose humor provides an original addition to the discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843318620
Publisher:
Anthem Press
Publication date:
06/15/2010
Series:
Key Issues in Modern Sociology Series
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgments; The Bauplan; Looking the Gorgon in the Face: The Ubiquity of Propaganda and the Business of Debate; Museums as Venues for Polemics: Exhibits that Provoke Controversy, Argumentation or Refutation; The Museum as a Vehicle for Considered Judgments on Access and Benefit Sharing; Clearing the Air: Applying the Intellectual Property Framework to National, Community, and Individual Rights in The Convention on Biological Diversity; The Tragedy of the Anti-commons Threat to Farmers' Rights: The Case of Crop Germplasm; The Moral Foundations of Intellectual Property and Conservation through Access and Benefit-Sharing; The Nameless Interloper in The Museum of Bioprospecting, Intellectual Property, and the Public Domain: A Place, A Process, A Philosophy; Appendix: The Original Essay

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