Intellectual Property Protection for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS: AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, ECOLOGICAL, LEGAL, PHARMACOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS, pp. 121-128, R. Bogers, L. Craker and D. Lange, eds., Springer, 2006
8 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2010
Date Written: 2006
The use of plants for medicinal and aromatic purposes is not new. However, the interest in the commercial exploitation and legal protection of those plants is quite recent. The current contribution reviews current models for the legal protection of medicinal and aromatic plants.
Keywords: Patents, Plant breeder’s rghts, Wild plants, Cultivated plants, Isolated chemical substances, Methods of isolation, cultivation or preparation
JEL Classification: D23, D45, H51, I18, K11, L14, L 65, O13, O31, O32, O34
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