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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.
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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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Holger Hestermeyer
ISBN: 9780199552177 0199552177 9780191706936 0191706930
OCLC Number: 611899216
Description: 1 online resource (416 Seiten)
Contents: 1. Background to the Debate ; 2. Patent Law ; 3. Access to Medication as a Human Right ; 4. Conflict Between Patents and Access to Medication ; 5. Access to Medication as a Human Right in the WTO Order
Responsibility: by Holger Hestermeyer.

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