Community, farmers' and breeders' rights in Africa: towards a legal framework for sui generis legislation Academic Article uri icon


  • Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) must modify their intellectual property rights systems to conform with the organization’s Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement. Signatories to this agreement are required to provide minimal levels of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) protection of living forms used in agriculture.

publication date

  • 2003


  • Africa
  • Legal Framework
  • Sui generis legislation

start page

  • 120