A Call At OHCHR For Policy Action On Right To Enjoy Benefits Of Scientific Progress | Intellectual Property Watch

Connotea Imports 2012-07-31

Summary:

"The right of people to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress, the subject of an article in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, has received little attention and needs new attention in UN agencies, according to panellists yesterday at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). Human rights need to enter the arena in fora where scientific progress and its application are being discussed, they said in a public consultation on the ideas....There is also a concern that intellectual property restrictions can impede access to data needed for research, and policies need to prevent this from happening, said [Audrey Chapman, professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine]...."

Link:

http://www.ip-watch.org/weblog/2011/12/08/a-call-at-ohchr-for-policy-action-on-right-to-enjoy-benefits-of-scientific-progress/

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ru.no oa.new oa.copyright oa.un oa.consultation

Authors:

petersuber

Date tagged:

07/31/2012, 12:08

Date published:

12/11/2011, 11:50