Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Development
The Role of NGOs and Social Movements
This canny and critical new book investigates the pretended by Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in articulating worries at the TRIPS Council, the WIPO, the WHO, the CBD-COP and the FAO that licensed innovation rights can have negative outcomes for creating nations. Duncan Matthews depicts how coalitions of global NGOs have impacted the way that the relationship between licensed innovation rights and advancement is seen, frequently confining the message as a human rights issue to underscore these worries and guarantee that entrance to drugs, nourishment security and the privileges of indigenous people groups over their customary learning are ensured. In light of broad research embraced in Geneva and in creating nations, the book additionally uncovers how NGOs and more extensive social developments in Brazil, India and South Africa have assumed a significant part in tending to the negative effects of licensed innovation rights by utilizing human rights law as a viable device under the steady gaze of national courts and when looking to impact national enactment and government policy.Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Development will speak to scholastics, experts, activists, universal moderators and to postgraduate understudies in protected innovation law, human rights law, the global political economy of protected innovation rights and advancement considers.