Thursday, November 02, 2006

WTO and biodiversity (3)

Developed Countries Discuss Biodiversity IP Proposal At WTO; Peru Calls For Global Regime

At a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) meeting, Switzerland questioned an earlier proposal by Norway to link WTO intellectual property rules with the protection of biodiversity. But Peru, as one of the demanders of such a scheme, said it is highly needed.

The story includes also a link to peru’s new national, online genetic resources and traditional knowledge database

Source: Intellectual Property Watch (Nov 2, 2006)


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