Koffi Dogbevi

University of Wisconsin - Madison, Law School

Doctoral Candidate

Madison, WI

United States

http://https://ssrn.com/author=2569852

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

5

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Ideas:
“  My current research focuses on "Seeds, Patent Infringement and Food Sovereignty in Africa". Through empirical research ascertaining the problem of seeds patent infringement from the perspective of African small holder farmers, my research highlights the conflict inherent to the devolution of farmers’ rights and the encroachment of the IP laws on farmers’ cultural values and traditional knowledge.  ”

Scholarly Papers (5)

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The Sui Generis System of Plant Variety Protection Under the TRIPS Agreement: An Empty Promise for Developing Countries

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2017
Koffi Dogbevi
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Law School
Downloads 132 (210,834)

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Sui generis system, Plant patent, Plant variety protection, UPOV, TRIPS, WTO agreement, National Treatment, Most Favor Nations, Extraterritorial Patent enforcement, 'Brown-bag', Breeders' exemption, Farmers' privilege, Breeders rights

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L’Exploitation Industrielle Face Aux Imperatifs Environnementaux AU Togo: CAS Des Cimenteries (Industrial Operations Facing Environmental Requirements in Togo: Case of Cement Factories)

Number of pages: 129 Posted: 03 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2017
Koffi Dogbevi
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Law School
Downloads 75 (308,278)

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industries extractives, impacts environnementaux, pollutions, nuisances, risques professionnels, industrialisation écologiquement responsable, développement soutenable

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Adhesion contract, limitation of liability, disclaimer of warranty/liability, unconscionability, unfair clauses of the contract, patent–latent defects, essential obligation of contract, essential purpose of contract, object of the contract, cause of the contract, Uniform Commercial Code.

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Ecocide Law: A Transnational Legal Framework to Adress Genetically Engineered Seeds’ Adverse Impacts on Health, Environment and Food Sovereignty

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Jul 2017
Koffi Dogbevi
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Law School
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Duty of care, precautionary principle, global common, ecosystem functions, strict liability, restorative justice, transitional justice, respondeat superior, genetically modified organism, passive infringement.

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Patented Seeds: A Threatening Issue for Food Sovereignty and Environment in Africa

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Oct 2016
Koffi Dogbevi
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Law School
Downloads 24 (484,858)

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Intellectual Property law, Patented seeds, genetic drift, small holder farmers, ownership related to seeds, crop contamination, seed banks, strict liability