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Intellectual property rights, benefit-sharing and development of "improved traditional medicines": A new approach.

Abstract:

Protection of intellectual property rights and benefit-sharing are key issues for all ethnopharmacological research. The International Society of Ethnobiology has produced helpful guidelines on access and benefit-sharing which are widely viewed as a "gold standard" but the question remains how best to apply these guidelines in practice. Difficult questions include ownership of traditional knowledge, making appropriate agreements, and how appropriately to share benefits.We present the case stu...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.jep.2015.10.041

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-International
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Grant:
FP7 Grant agreement no: 266005
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of ethnopharmacology Journal website
Volume:
176
Pages:
281-285
Publication date:
2015-12-05
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EISSN:
1872-7573
ISSN:
0378-8741
URN:
uuid:36add06f-01c2-4adb-83d4-aced53aaed3b
Source identifiers:
584131
Local pid:
pubs:584131

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