Geneva rhetoric, national reality: implementing TRIPS obligations in Kenya
Rangnekar, Dwijen (2008) Geneva rhetoric, national reality: implementing TRIPS obligations in Kenya. Working Paper. Coventry: University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation. Working papers (University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation) (No.241).
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The article is about implementing obligations to article 27.3(b) of the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of
Intellectual Property. Using Kenya as a case study, the article seeks to explore how the latitude and space
available in article 27.3(b) has been translated into the domestic architecture of law. At the TRIPS Council,
Kenya locates article 27.3(b) in a wider frame of distribute justice using norms and principles in other
multilateral agreements. However, its domestic law fails to reflect this rhetoric. As such, the latitude and space
in article 27.3(b) was diminished by Kenya’s accession to UPOV.
|Item Type:||Working or Discussion Paper (Working Paper)|
|Subjects:||K Law > K Law (General)
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (1994), Intellectual property -- Kenya, Plant varieties -- Protection -- Kenya, Law and biology, Law -- Kenya|
|Series Name:||Working papers (University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation)|
|Publisher:||University of Warwick. Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation|
|Place of Publication:||Coventry|
|Official Date:||March 2008|
|Number of Pages:||22|
|Status:||Not Peer Reviewed|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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