Intellectual property rights and animal genetic resources

Confused about patents and how they relate to the livestock breeds? What’s the difference between a patent and a trademark? A geographical indication and a sui generis system? What are Livestock Keepers’ Rights? This two-page leaflet explains it all in simple language.

  • Title: Intellectual property rights and animal genetic resources
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2007
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    Bellagio Brief

    Statement on Livestock Keepers’ Rights issued by members of civil society, government, inter-governmental organizations, researchers, livestock keepers and the private sector from 17 countries in Bellagio, Italy, April 2006.

  • Title: Bellagio Brief
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2006
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