UNCTAD-ICTSD Resource book on TRIPS and development
As part of the Capacity Building Project on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) and Sustainable Development, implemented by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), a new publication entitled "Resource book on TRIPS and development" is now available on the web. The book "is conceived as a guide to the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). It provides a detailed analysis of each provision of the Agreement, aiming at a sound understanding of WTO Members` rights and obligations". Section 2.5.5 of the book is entitled "Patents: Biotechnological inventions: Genetic resources, plant variety protection, traditional knowledge". See http://www.iprsonline.org/unctadictsd/ResourceBookIndex_update.htm
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