Intellectual property rights are the rights given to persons over the creations of their minds. They usually give the creator an exclusive right over the use of his/her creation for a certain period of time. (Source: WTO/TRIPS). This is also applicable to the traditional knowledge of indigneous peoples or the development of plant varieties of breeders. (Source: drafted)
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droit de propriété intellectuelle
право интеллектуальной собственности
derecho de propiedad intelectual
حق الملكية الفكرية
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with intellectual property right
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|Convention on Biological Diversity||3 articles and paragraphs|
|Basel Convention||2 documents|
|Nagoya Protocol||2 articles and paragraphs|
|International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture||2 articles and paragraphs|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification||1 article or paragraph|
|Aarhus Convention||1 article or paragraph|