Commentaries

Ben Sihanya - Lecturer in Intellectual Property, Constitutionalism and Communications Law, University of Nairobi Law School. The author holds a Ph.D. in intellectual property from Stanford University. I am grateful to Dr Patrick Low and an anonymous WTO reviewer for insights, and to Daisy Ajima, a graduating student at the University of Nairobi Law School, for the excellent research assistance she provided. I. The problem in context: patent issues in access to AIDS drugs in Kenya   

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Rina Oktaviani and Erwidodo - Rina Oktaviani is a Lecturer in the Department of Socio-economic Studies, Faculty of Agriculture, Bogor Agricultural University; Erwidodo is a Senior Researcher at the Centre of Agro-socio-economic Research (CASER), Ministry of Agriculture, Indonesia. I. Background   

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S. C. Srivastava - Research Professor, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. Formerly Professor, Chairman and Dean, Faculty of Law, Kurukshetra University (India), and University of Calabar (Nigeria). The author acknowledges with thanks the help received from the Tea Board of India for providing requisite information.

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Shishir Priyadarshi - Counsellor, Development Division, World Trade Organization. The views expressed in this case study do not reflect those of the WTO or its members and are purely an expression of the author’s assessment of decision-making processes in India in the context of the agriculture negotiations. The study is based on a number of interviews that he carried out in July-Aug. 2004.

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Jean-Marie Paugam - Senior Research Fellow, IFRI (Institut Français des Relations Internationales). This study relies on the views of decision-makers, and only public sources — speeches, press communiqués, articles, statements, and reports from government, administration and civil society stakeholders — are used to report the opinions and decisions of political authorities. Speeches available on government websites are only referenced by dates.

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Andrew L. Stoler - Executive Director, Institute for International Business, Economics and Law, University of Adelaide. I. The problem in context   

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Claudia Orozco - Independent consultant, specialist in WTO law and negotiations, Brussels. I. The problem      In May 2002, Chilean sanitary authorities were notified of a possible outbreak of avian influenza(1) (AI — also known as bird flu). Until then, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) had never occurred in Chile(2) or in any other country in South America.(3)

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Samnang Chea and Hach Sok - Samnang Chea is a researcher at the Economic Institute of Cambodia, specializing in the WTO and globalization. Hach Sok is Director of the Economic Institute of Cambodia. I. The problem in context   

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Pedro da Motta Veiga - CNI (Confederação Nacional da Indústria), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I. Introduction   

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