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This volume explores the legal, economic and political debate over intellectual property rights for traditional knowledge and genetic resources, analyzing theory and practice of access and benefits sharing around the world. The book investigates current flashpoints — the battle between Monsanto and Percy Schmeiser over farmers’ rights; disputes over coexistence of genetically modified and organic produce; and ownership and control of human genetic materials stored in human gene banks around the world.
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Peter Charles Bonest Phillips (born 23 March 1948) is a leading econometrician. Since 1979 he has been Professor of Economics and Statistics at Yale University.
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