Jayashree Watal

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study is based on a chapter of my doctoral dissertation at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Helpful comments by Clive Bell, Tony Venables, Jayashree Watal, and seminar participants at the World Trade Organization and World Bank are gratefully acknowledged. Any remaining errors are my own responsibility. The views, interpretations and conclusions(More)
for helpful comments and suggestions. We gratefully acknowledge the comments from many participants at Harvard and NBER Seminars,and the EARIE 2003 Conference. While working on this paper Watal was Visiting Fellow at the Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard University and Borrell was Post-doctoral Fellow at Harvard Economics Department. We(More)
Biographical notes: Jayashree Watal is a Fellow of the Indian Council for Research in International Economic Research, New Delhi, and Visiting Fellow of the Institute for International Economics, Washington DC. She was Director, Trade Policy Division, Ministry of Commerce, New Delhi. Watal was responsible for TRIPS negotiations in the Uruguay Round from(More)
The author is most grateful to Aaditya Mattoo, Arvind Panagariya, and especially to Jayashree Watal, for helpful suggestions on an earlier draft. Errors, of course, remain my own. The views expressed here do not represent those of the International Monetary Fund or its Executive Board.
Editorials 315 Public policy-making is an increasingly complex undertaking in a globalizing world, especially as policy domains formerly viewed in isolation become more intertwined. This complexity marks the interplay between health, intellectual property and trade policies. Can such interplay be managed so as to enhance the discovery, development and(More)
APBN • Vol. 4 • No. 4 • 2000 79 Provisions of the Patents Act, 1970 Unlike the patent laws of most developed and even some developing countries, the current patent law in India, viz. the Patents Act, 1970, does not explicitly exclude or include any biological matter. For instance, the European Patent Convention explicitly excludes the patenting of plant and(More)
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