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Published: 26 July 2007

408 Pages


ISBN: 9780199215201

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Holger P. Hestermeyer was awarded one of the 2006 Otto Hahn Medals of the Max Planck Society for his doctorate

Human Rights and the WTO

The Case of Patents and Access to Medicines

Holger P. Hestermeyer

International Economic Law Series

  • A politically controversial examination of the use of patents on life-saving medicines
  • Examines one of the key debates surrounding the world trading system, that of the importance of protecting international human rights norms as part of the WTO legal order
  • A fresh examination of the conflict between international patents law and international human rights law

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