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Bolivia proposes TRIPs patentability exclusions

James Nurton, London


WTO member states last week discussed a Bolivian proposal to amend the TRIPs Agreement to ban the patenting of all life forms

Bolivia’s proposal to review Article 27.3(b) of the TRIPs Agreement was circulated in February, as part of the Doha Work Programme. In 2009 the country adopted a new Constitution, which specifically provides for respect for the rights of indigenous peoples....


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