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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


Origins of Overlap Management in the Biodiversity Regime Complex

Sikina Jinnah

in Post-Treaty Politics: Secretariat Influence in Global Environmental Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028042
eISBN:
9780262325356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028042.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The first of four empirical case studies, this chapter applies the two-pronged analytical framework introduced in Chapter 3 to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat's overlap ... More


International Framework

Lucas Lixinski

in Intangible Cultural Heritage in International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679508
eISBN:
9780191758546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679508.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Law of Obligations

The chapter discusses international institutional responses to safeguarding intangible heritage. At the international level, the foremost initiative is the specific UNESCO Convention for the ... More


IP Rights in International Environmental Law

Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan

in The Protection of Intellectual Property in International Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199663392
eISBN:
9780191850240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663392.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focusses on the two core aspects of the relationship between intellectual property (IP) rights and international environmental law. This interface is embodied in two related, but ... More


Sustainable International Biodiversity Law

Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Ashfaq Khalfan

in Sustainable Development Law: Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199276707
eISBN:
9780191699900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276707.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

For the purposes of this chapter, the term biodiversity echoes the definition in the Convention on Biological Diversity and includes the variability among all life forms at the genetic, species, and ... More


Biodiversity: Increasing the Political Clout of Nature Conservation

Yrjö Haila

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The term biodiversity was introduced in the 1980s as a novel framing for the human dependence on the Earth's biosphere. 'Biodiversity loss' became the way to capture a major dimension of global ... 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


Intellectual Property Rights for New Plant Varieties

Bradly J. Condon and Tapen Sinha

in The Role of Climate Change in Global Economic Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654550
eISBN:
9780191747953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654550.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the intellectual property rights for new plant varieties. It discusses Article 27 of the WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS); the ... More


From Plants to Pharmaceuticals

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

in Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085524
eISBN:
9780226086163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226086163.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bitter Roots introduces an innovative new way to think about drug discovery from plants within a transnational perspective. It historicizes the process of drug discovery for each plant in a ... More


Legislation and Policy

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Integration of environmental flows into land, water, and energy management requires legislation, policies, and regulations. This chapter offers an overview of instruments available at local, ... More


Institutional Framework for Landscape Protection

Amy Strecker

in Landscape Protection in International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826248
eISBN:
9780191865183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826248.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 4 traces the origins of international landscape law, particularly in the soft law instruments adopted under the auspices of UNESCO and the Council of Europe. This first phase of international ... More


Biodiversity

David Langlet and Said Mahmoudi

in EU Environmental Law and Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198753926
eISBN:
9780191831904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753926.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers the legal frameworks for the protection of biodiversity. According to the internationally established definition, laid down by the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity ... More


Framing a New Moral Economy

Rajshree Chandra

in The Cunning of Rights: Law, Life, Biocultures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199459766
eISBN:
9780199086542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199459766.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Chapter 3 takes the making of the law a step further and asks: From where does law derive its authority or the legitimacy to speak? What legitimizes the formalization of law in the terms described in ... More


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