Daily Archives: August 13, 2009

New book on the market:”Gene Patents and Collaborative Licensing Models”


CAS-IP manager, Victoria Henson-Apollonio contributed a chapter to a book that is now available from Cambridge University Press.  The full title of the book is:

“Gene Patents and Collaborative Licensing Models Patent Pools, Clearinghouses, Open Source Models and Liability Regimes”

The chapter that Victoria contributed is entitled:

“The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). The Standard Material Transfer Agreement as implementation of a limited compensatory liability regime”

Click here to read an excerpt from the book.

Congratulations to B. Hanumanth Rao of ICRISAT!

We at CAS-IP would like to formally extend our congratulations to B. Hanumanth Rao, the IP manager at ICRISAT, who recently completed a Master of Business Laws (MBL) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. 

Hanumanth B Rao being presented his Masters of Business Laws (MBL)The photo shows the graduation ceremony where the degree was presented by the Chief Justice of India, K G Balakrishnan.

Well done Hanumanth!