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Author Hestermeyer, Holger, author
Title Human rights and the WTO : the case of patents and access to medicines / Holger Hestermeyer
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  346.0486 H469 2007    AVAILABLE    30500101283300
 人文社會聯圖  K3240 .H475 2007    AVAILABLE    30660020024571
Descript xxxvi, 369 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series International economic law series
International economic law series
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-360) and index
Background of the debate -- Patent law -- Access to medicine as a human right -- Conflict between patents and access to medicine -- Access to medicine as a human right in the WTO order
"This book discusses both patent law and international human rights law in great depth, distinguishing between obligations under different human rights instruments and including a highly readable introduction into both areas of law. It then explains the concept of conflict between legal regimes and why patent law and human rights law are in conflict."--Jacket
Link Online version: Hestermeyer, Holger. Human rights and the WTO. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 (OCoLC)646828945
Subject World Trade Organization
Human rights -- Economic aspects
Patents (International law)
Drugs -- Prices
International trade -- Social aspects
Social responsibility of business
Right to health
World Trade Organization
Legislation, Drug
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- supply & distribution
Health Services Accessibility -- legislation & jurisprudence
Human Rights -- economics
Human Rights -- legislation & jurisprudence
International Cooperation
Patents as Topic -- legislation & jurisprudence
World Trade Organization
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