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GOLDEN RICE: A CASE STUDY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING Stanley P. Kowalski
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Kowalski, Stanley P., "GOLDEN RICE: A CASE STUDY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING" (2002). Pierce Law Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 7. http://lsr.nellco.org/piercelaw_facseries/7
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13 Risk: Health, Safety and Environment 47 Spring, 2002 Article GOLDEN RICE: A CASE STUDY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL CAPACITY BUILDING Stanley P. Kowalski and R. David Kryder [FNa1] Copyright 2002 by Franklin Pierce Law Center; Stanley P. Kowalski and R. David Kryder Introduction In order for agricultural biotechnology (agri-biotech)[FN1] to play a larger role in the development of sustainable agricultural systems, [FN2] intellectual property (IP) rights management must be addressed. These issues are not limited to developing countries. With increased globalization, the management of agribiotech IP rights affects both developing and industrialized countries. In industrialized countries, for example, IP rights risk management entails protection of inventions via strong patent portfolios. For developing countries, IP rights risk management includes the acquisition of rights requisite for the use of inventions essential to the basic welfare of the population. Strategies are needed to bridge these disparate IP management paradigms to facilitate the successful transfer of the agri-biotech from an...