Patents in the food sector : a retrospective with special emphasis on the TRIPs Agreement / Eva Willnegger.
By: Willnegger, Eva.Material type: BookSeries: MIPLC studies: v. 1.Publisher: Baden-Baden : Nomos, 2008.Edition: 1. Aufl.Description: 1 online resource (206 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783845210230; 3845210230.Subject(s): Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (1994 April 15) | Processed foods -- Patents | Food -- Patents | Agricultural biotechnology -- Patents | პატენტები კვების მრეწველობაში, ბიოტექნოლოგიაGenre/Form: Patents. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 346.048 Online resources: Click here to access online
Mostly English language ; includes summary in German.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-206).
Introduction -- Part I. Patentability of food from 1877 to 2005 in Germany compared to Brazil, China, and India -- A. Patentability of food in Germany -- B. Patentability of food under the TRIPs Agreement -- C. Patentability of food in Brazil, China, and India -- D. Nestle and patentability of food -- Part II. Innovation in today's food sector -- A. Innovation related to the production of agricultural raw materials -- B. Innovation relation to the production of processed food -- C. Consumer acceptance of innovation in the food sector -- Part III. Intellectual property situation of today's food sector -- A. Protection of inventions related to the production of plant-derived raw materials -- B. Protection of inventions related to the production of animal-derived raw materials -- C. Protection of inventions related to the production of processed food -- D. Summary -- Final Summary