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Author Kongolo, Tshimanga.
Title African contributions in shaping the worldwide intellectual property system [electronic resource] / Tshimanga Kongolo.
Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VY : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Disclaimer; Acronyms and Short Forms; 1 Introduction; 2 African Countries' National Perspectives on Various Intellectual Property Issues; Introduction; Scope of Protection of Patents; Disclosure Requirements; Exclusions from Patentability; Exceptions to Patent Rights; Compulsory Licensing in the Field of Patents; Non-Traditional Marks; Well-Known Marks Protection; Trademarks and the Internet; Exceptions and Limitations to Breeders' Rights; Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions, and Genetic Resources
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)Conclusion; 3 African Regional Intellectual Property Systems and Regional Initiatives; The African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO); Background; Protocol on Patents and Industrial Designs within the Framework of the ARIPO; The Banjul Protocol on Marks; The ARIPO-PCT Relationship; African Intellectual Property Organization (Organisation Africaine de la Propriété Intellectuelle) (OAPI); Background; Patents; Trademarks and Service Marks; Protection of Plant Varieties; African Regional Initiatives
Protocol on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Folklore adopted by the ARIPO on August 9, 2010Introduction; Protection of traditional knowledge; Criteria of protection; Beneficiaries; Rights conferred; Equitable benefit-sharing; Exceptions and limitations; Compulsory licenses; Duration of protection; Protection of expressions of folklore; Criteria of protection; Beneficiaries; Protection of expressions of folklore against unlawful acts; Exceptions and limitations; Duration of protection; The ARIPO Draft Protocol on Plant Varieties Protection; Preamble; Purpose
Genera and species to be protectedConditions of protection; Persons entitled to apply for protection; Granting and rejection of the plant breeders' right; Scope of the plant breeders' right; Exceptions to the plant breeders' right; Exhaustion of the plant breeders' right; Restrictions on the exercise of the plant breeders' right; Duration of the plant breeders' right; Appeals and enforcement procedures; Transitional provisions; The African Model Law for the Protection of the Rights of Local Communities, Farmers and Breeders, and for the Regulation of Access to Biological Resources; Objectives
ScopeAccess to biological resources; Community rights; Farmers' rights; Plant breeders' rights; The AU Model Law on Biosafety; Preamble; Objectives; Scope; National Biosafety Committee; Application; Risk assessment; Identification and labeling; Export; Liability and redress; Community rights for GMO-free zones; Conclusion; The Establishment of the Pan-African Intellectual Property Organization; The African Intellectual Property Organizations: necessity of adopting one uniform system for all Africa; Discussions on the establishment of PAIPO; Background and premise to the adoption
Note Final Draft Statute of the Pan-African Intellectual Property Organization (PAIPO)
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Feb. 21, 2013).
Subject Intellectual property -- Africa.
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Related To Print version: Kongolo, Tshimanga African Contributions in Shaping the Worldwide Intellectual Property System Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd,c2013 9780754677406
ISBN 9780754694717 (electronic bk.)
0754694712 (electronic bk.)
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