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Bioprospecting and deep-sea genetic resources in a fragmenting international law


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Title: Bioprospecting and deep-sea genetic resources in a fragmenting international law
Authors: Krabbe, Niels
E-mail: niels.krabbe@law.gu.se
Issue Date: 19-May-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Law ; Juridiska institutionen
Date of Defence: 2021-06-11
Disputation: Fredagen den 11 juni 2021, kl 10.00, Europa-salen, Konferenscentrum Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A
Degree: Doctor of Laws
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Juridiska institutionens skriftserie
38
Keywords: public international law
law of the sea
international environmental law
WTO law
bioprospecting
biotechnology
genetic resources
deep-sea
biological diversity
areas beyond national jurisdiction
fragmentation
treaty interpretation
norm conflict
regimes
commons
conflict clauses
Abstract: This thesis investigates if public international law manages to function as a coherent system in the case of deep-sea bioprospecting, where rules in three regimes provide seemingly inconsistent obligations for states. Based on an investigation of the development of bioprospecting and patenting of deep-sea genetic resources, the study explores how rules in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the World Trade Organization Ag... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-376-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67465
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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