Enclosures of the mind: intellectual monopolies: a resource kit on community knowledge, biodiversity and intellectual properties

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Anne Gilles, editor
The Rural Advancement Foundation International
Publisher: 
Community Biodiversity Development and Conservation Program
Publication Date: 
1996

Provides a short history of intellectual property over living organisms, and includes basic information about the significance of intellectual property for rural communities - especially in the South. Includes sections on bioprospecting and biopiracy, and summarizes how the new World Trade Organisation effectively globalizes Northern concepts of intellectual property over life.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
NRGT.R87