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Definition(s)

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)

In other languages

French
droit de propriété intellectuelle
Russian
право интеллектуальной собственности
Spanish
derecho de propiedad intelectual
Chinese, Simplified
知识产权
Arabic
حق الملكية الفكرية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with intellectual property right

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with intellectual property right. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention on Biological Diversity
Basel Convention
Nagoya Protocol
International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
Aarhus Convention