The author featured in our last post, Muriel Lightbourne, also wrote
"Survey on the concurrent implementation of the FAO Treaty on plant genetic resources and of intellectual property rights." Intellectual Property Quarterly, 2:1 (2006), 131-148.
This article reports on the results of two questionnaires sent to 121 people and institutions, including academics, NGOs, professional bodies in the fields of plant breeding and legal protection of seeds, national and international agricultural organizations, and major seed companies. The questions (some on defining intellectual property rights violations, others on research exemptions and other topics) themselves as well as the responses are interesting.
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