Edgar Tabaro

Patent Law Reform in Uganda: Addressing Priorities and Strategies
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Abstract The Republic of Uganda is presently engaged, as many other developing countries, in reform of its intellectual property laws. The process raises a number of questions as to whether it addresses priorities besides the legal framework. What has prompted...
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The WTO process, Geographical Indications and the East African Community: the state of play
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As a legal concept Geographical Indications (GIs) received international recognition for the first time through the TRIPS Agreement. Many developing countries subsequently realized that the protection of GIs could possibly promote international trade in agricultural products from their countries, similar...
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The Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa
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This contribution entails an analysis of the development of a standard material transfer agreement presently being negotiated under the International Treaty for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. In particular, the article explores the key concerns for the African...
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Intellectual Property Rights Law and Innovation in Uganda: The Need for a Coherent Policy Framework
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Abstract Innovation has been recognised as a major source of modern productivity and constitutes a central process of economic development and in the case of developing countries, poverty reduction. However, Sub-Saharan Africa, and particular Uganda, has been left out in...
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