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Categories of Intellectual Property and Biodiversity in Western Inspired Legal Cultures

Ituarte-Lima Claudia

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Notions of intellectual property rights (IPR) in Western-inspired legal cultures differ from the way IPR are understood by traditional knowledge holders in relatively isolated and biodiverse areas. ... More


Integrating International Standards in UN–Business Partnerships

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses whether the growing practice of establishing partnerships between the United Nations and the private sector could be based on the emerging standards for corporate environmental ... More


Standard-setting by International Financial Institutions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers an assessment of the international environmental standards utilized by international financial institutions to review private companies' projects eligibility for funding and to ... More


Emerging Standards on Corporate Accountability in IEL

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further investigates the convergence among the international environmental standards for corporate accountability identified or proposed by the international organizations previously ... More


Biodiversity: The Third But Ignored Paradigm of the Trade Regime

Srividhya Ragavan

in Patent and Trade Disparities in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199840670
eISBN:
9780199949786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840670.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter studies the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which is responsible for creating an international framework that allows for the beneficial conservation and exploitation of ... More


Spaces of Diversity in Diverse Spaces

Paul Street

in Law and Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260744
eISBN:
9780191698675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260744.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

It is asserted that biodiversity can be understood only when it is set as a collection of continuous social processes. As such, this chapter draws attention to sites that account for cultural ... More


The Protection of Biodiversity and Fisheries Management: Issues Raised by the Relationship between CITES and LOSC

Erik Franckx

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The negotiations leading up to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) focused mainly on the fishery issue inside the 200 nautical mile limit, with the creation of the totally ... More


High Seas Fisheries Management under the Convention on the Law of the Sea

Kristina M Gjerde

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Since the conclusion of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC) more than 20 years ago, the fishing industry has changed dramatically. New technologies have increased fishing ... More


Law Relating to Biotechnology

Sreenivasulu N.S.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199467488
eISBN:
9780199087358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467488.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Biotechnology, a promising and sophisticated science of the twenty-first century, has also been at the centre of controversies, with its varied applications and commercial uses raising legal ... More


Natural Resources and Human Rights: An Appraisal

Jérémie Gilbert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198795667
eISBN:
9780191836978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795667.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The management of natural resources is linked to broad issues of economic development, as well as to political stability, peace, and security, but it is also intimately connected to the political, ... More


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