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9.5 Other IP Resources
The UK IPO has a number of resources to support learning about IP. Checkout the IP Armour Game
9.6 Summary of IP issues
Protection and enforcement of intellectual property are crucial for ACP states abilities to compete in the global economy. IP value capture is vitally important in the st century knowledge era. Consideration must be given to the need for management of
IP assets, including negotiation of licenses and royalty-sharing.
Key issues include
- Consideration of owns the IP generated by government-funded IP agricultural research activities
- Limitations to patenting in agriculture, particularly when research directed to alleviating poverty and improving food security and nutrition
- Ethics of profiting from patenting of agricultural produce.

9.7 IP Exercise PhD student research and IP protection
1. You are PhD student and have just finished writing your thesis, which contains an idea for storing OFSP flour that will retain its beta carotene level for 9 months. You decide there might be some commercial potential for this flour so you confide in your supervisor as to what to do next. Your supervisor advises you to consider getting IP protection and perhaps writing to some food manufacturers to see if they would be interested. You think this would be a good idea so you make an appointment with your university’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO). Before you get started, which type of IP should first be considered

Manual contents
Training objectives
Style and content of the training programme
Introduction to the trainers
Francis ouruma alacho
Professor satish chandra
Chitaku g. mucheleng’anga
Dr gregory robin
Professor keith tomlins
Course timetable
Module one writing research proposals
Value chain approaches
Table 2.1 concept note content
Expected results
Other related
Why is it important to the scientific world – what
Practice makes perfect!!
Split into existing groups
Example of coding an interview script
Undertaking research in value chains
What is a value chain
Fieldwork exercise diagnosis of trc value chain research needs
Ideas for interview questions general
Table 5.1 criteria fora successful interviewer
Module two research methods
Informed consent
Table 7.1 selected patent applications by patent office, broken down by resident and
Source: wipo statistics database, january 2011
Module three capturing intellectual property rights
Table 8.1: summary of types of intellectual property and what they protect
Certification marks
Potato”. ab geographical indication (gi)
Plant breeders' rights (pbr)
Protection of new plant varieties
Exercise: who owns ip
Hawai’i taro patent controversy
Source: makerere university (2010) process map for to-be process – inv 1.1 protection-patenting.
Chapter ten building a community of practice
References/further reading
Research methods
Intellectual property rights
Appendix 1 understanding and using development terms
Information on data
Quality assurance
Backup and security
Expected difficulties in data sharing
Preparation of data for sharing and archiving
Appendix 4 research funding bodies
African union research grant call
Bill & melinda gates foundation, usa
Gdn’s global research capacity building program on research
International foundation for science
Leverhulme-royal society africa award
Newton international fellowships scheme
Rockefeller foundation
Start (system for analysis research and training)
The africa/asia/latin america scholarly collaborative program
The cgiar research program on climate change, agriculture, and food
The food security center (fsc) university of hohenheim, germany
Third world academy of sciences
World bank – development marketplace
Appendix 5 check your proposal
It is important not to
Typical comments from evaluators of eu research proposals (corn, 2010)
Final advice from the eu/checklist
Appendix 6 course forms
Strongly agree
End of training evaluation form

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