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Human rights and the WTO : the case of patents and access to medicines

Author: Holger Hestermeyer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: International economic law series (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines one of the most controversial aspects of the world trading system: patents and access to medication, and offers approaches to tackle the issue of how to better accommodate human rights in the trading system.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hestermeyer, Holger.
Human rights and the WTO.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)226280384
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Holger Hestermeyer
ISBN: 9780191706936 0191706930
OCLC Number: 419255540
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 369 pages).
Contents: Background of the debate --
Patent law --
Access to medicine as a human right --
Conflict between patents and access to medicine --
Access to medicine as a human right in the WTO order.
Series Title: International economic law series (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: by Holger Hestermeyer.

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