MULTILATERAL
TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
ON AGRICULTURE

A RESOURCE MANUAL


IV

IV. Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of
Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2000

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FAO 2000

 

1. Basic concepts of intellectual property rights

2. Introduction to the TRIPS Agreement: contents

3. Provisions of the TRIPS Agreement relevant to agriculture (Part I)

4. Provisions of the TRIPS Agreement relevant to agriculture (Part II)

5. Article 27.3(b): related international agreements (Part I)

6. Article 27.3(b): related international agreements (Part II)

7. Implementation of Article 27.3(b): drafting and enacting national legislation (sui generis systems)

8. TRIPS review negotiations