ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Biodiversity, Intellectual Property Rights, and GATT Agreement-How to Address the Conflicts

and GATT Agreement How to Address the Conflicts? Ashish Kothari R V Anuradha This paper examines the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on biodiversity in general and specifically on the objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It also addresses the broader issue of the relationship between the GATT/WTO Agreement and the CBD. It then reflects on the choices available to ensure that the objectives of the CBD are not undermined.

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