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Title: IPR Protection in Agriculture: An Overview
Authors: Dewan, Mohan
Keywords: IPR;Agriculture;Plant variety protection;Patent;PPV & FR Act
Issue Date: Mar-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Private rights in living objects have always been controversial. Agriculture provided the first wave in human civilization. Therefore, agriculture including plant breeding and agricultural methods pre-dated any form of IPR protection unlike industry and commerce. Traditionally, IPR was not applied to agriculture. In recent times, this position has changed and increasingly agriculture is seen as an industry that cannot survive without research and development and astute investments. This has made it necessary that IPR in all its forms be extended to agriculture.
Page(s): 131-138
ISSN: 0975-1076 (Online); 0971-7544 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JIPR Vol.16(2) [March 2011]

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