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Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development Sented by Sarah Gerdes

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Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development

This volume features four chapters addressing the current issues facing intellectual property, innovation and development policy in Brazil.

This volume features four chapters addressing the current issues facing intellectual property, innovation and development policy in Brazil. Each chapter is authored by legal scholars affiliated to the Fundacao Getulio Vargas law schools in Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. Each chapter examines a policy area that significantly impacts access to knowledge in Brazil. These include: exceptions and limitations to copyright, free software and open business models, patent reform and access to medicines, and open innovation in the biotechnology sector. Lea Shaver is an Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.This volume features four chapters addressing the current issues facing intellectual property, innovation and development policy in Brazil. Each chapter is authored by legal scholars affiliated to the Fundacao Getulio Vargas law schools in Sao Paolo and Rio de Janeiro. Each chapter examines a policy area that significantly impacts access to knowledge in Brazil. These include: exceptions and limitations to copyright, free software and open business models, patent reform and access to medicines, and open innovation in the biotechnology sector."Brazil is one of the world's most productive crucibles for new ideas and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched book provides a sweeping tour of the issues arising form that leadership." -Jonathan Zittrain Professor, Harvard Law School "Brazil is one of the world's most productive crucibles for new ideas and practices in innovation and collaboration. This meticulously researched book provides a sweeping tour of the issues arising form that leadership."-Jonathan Zittrain Professor, Harvard Law School"As policy makers around the world grapple with how to configure their intellectual property policies to promote innovation and economic growth, as well as public access to the fruits of intellectual labor, they would do themselves a huge favor by reading Lea Shaver's excellent book."-Pam Samuelson, Professor University of California, Berkeley"This is essential reading for anyone who cares about one of the most important human rights issues of the century: access to knowledge."-Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law, University of California Davis

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Book pages: 161

ISBN: 1849660093

Book language: en

File size: 1.05 MB

File type: pdf

Published: 11 June 2019 - 16:00