Introduction: Access Benefit-Sharing and the Nagoya Protocol: The Confluence of Abiding Legal Doctrines

Arianna Broggiato, Tom Dedeurwaerdere, Fulya Batur, Brendan Coolsaet

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This chapter illustrates an innovative perspective aimed at demonstrating that the inception of the international legal regime related to the management of genetic resources and traditional knowledge long predates the discussion on ABS of the CBD, and is the product of the interaction of different legal fields: the international law on development, trade, environment and intellectual property protection.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationImplementing the Nagoya Protocol
Subtitle of host publicationComparing Access and Benefit-sharing Regimes in Europe
EditorsBrendan Coolsaet, Fulya Batur, Arianna Broggiato, John Pitseys, Tom Dedeurwaerdere
Number of pages29
ISBN (Electronic)9789004293212
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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