Intellectual Property Law and Food Security
Publications

Books

  • Chapman, S, Cultivating Intellectual Property: Colonialism, Development, and Seed Regulation in The Gambia (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
  • Jefferson, D J, Towards an Ecological Intellectual Property: Re-ordering Relationships between People and Plants (New York: Routledge, forthcoming).
  • Sherman, B, Bently, L, Ganjee, D, and Johnson, P, Intellectual Property Law (forthcoming, Kazakh National Bureau of Translations, Public Foundation), (translation into Kazakh).
  • Sherman, B, Ganjee, D and Bently, L, Intellectual Property Law (Oxford University Press, Oxford: 5ththEdition) (2018).
  • Ventimiglia, A, Copyrighting God: Ownership of the Sacred in American Religion (Cambridge University Press, 2019).

Edited collections

  • Kaplan, J, Bangham, J, & Chacko, X, Invisible Labour (forthcoming).
  • Jefferson, D J and Adhikari, K (eds.) Intellectual Property Law and Plant Protection: Challenges and Developments in Asia (New York: Routledge, 2019).
  • Lawson, C and Adhikari, K (eds) Biodiversity, Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property: Developments in Access and Benefit Sharing (New York: Routledge 2018).
  • Sherman, B and Chapman, S, Intellectual Property and Agriculture: Volume 1 (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, forthcoming Feb 2020).
  • Sherman, B and Chapman, S, Intellectual Property and Agriculture: Volume 2 (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, forthcoming Feb 2020).

Book chapters

  • Adhikari, K, ‘Reconceptualising Access: Moving Beyond the Limits of International Biodiversity Laws’ in Lawson, C and Adhikari, K (eds.) Biodiversity, Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property: Developments in Access and Benefit Sharing (New York: Routledge 2018), 9-32.
  • Lawson, C and Adhikari, K, ‘Biodiversity, Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property’ in Lawson, C and Adhikari, K (eds.) Biodiversity, Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property: Developments in Access and Benefit Sharing (New York: Routledge 2018), 1-8.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Seeds’ in Neale, T., Addison, C. and Phan, T. (eds.) An Anthropogenic Table of Elements (Durham: Duke University Press) (forthcoming).
  • Chacko, X, ‘Killing with Kindness’ in Kaplan, J. Bangham, J. Chacko, X. (eds.) Invisible Labour (forthcoming).
  • Chapman, S and Heald, P, ‘Agrobiodiversity Loss and the Construction of Regulatory Frameworks for Crop Germplasm’ in G. Steier and A. Cianci (eds.) Environmental Resilience and Food Law: Agrobiodiversity and Agroecology (Boca Raton: CRC Press/Taylor and Francis, 2019), 159-182.
  • Jefferson, D J and Alandete-Saez, M, ‘Intellectual Property in Agriculture’ in L Day, et al. (eds.) Reference Module in Food Science (Elsevier, forthcoming).
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Plant Breeders’ Rights Proliferate in Asia: The Spread of the UPOV Convention Model’ in David J Jefferson and Kamalesh Adhikari (eds.) Intellectual Property Law and Plant Protection: Challenges and Developments in Asia (Routledge 2019).
  • Lertdhamtewe, P and Jefferson, D J, ‘A Fresh Look at the Protection of “Domestic” and “Wild” Plant Varieties in Thailand’ in David J Jefferson and Kamalesh Adhikari (eds) Intellectual Property Law and Plant Protection: Challenges and Developments in Asia (Routledge 2019).
  • Jefferson, D J, Fraire, I S, & Beltrán-Morales, L F, 'Intellectual Property and the Governance of Plant Genetic Resources in Mexico: Trends and Implications for Research and Innovation' in Alfredo Ortega-Rubio (ed) Mexican Natural Resources Management and Biodiversity Conservation (Springer, Cham. 2018), 131-148.
  • Hogan, P and Jefferson, D J, ‘Environmental Justice Advocacy in the Context of Service-Learning’ in Debra Harkins (ed) Alongside Community: Learning in Service, (Routledge: 2017).
  • Alandete-Saez, M, Jefferson, D J, and Bennett, A B, ‘Intellectual Property in Agricultural Biotechnology: From Patent Thickets to Generics’ in H Bahadur Singh, A Jha, and C Keswani (eds) Intellectual Property Issues in Biotechnology, (CABI: 2016).
  • Sherman, B and Chapman, S, ‘Rethinking Intellectual Property Law’s Relationship with Agriculture’ in Intellectual Property and Agriculture (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, forthcoming Feb 2020).
  • Sherman, B, ‘Climbing Rose’ in Claudy Op den Kamp and Dan Hunter (eds), A History of Intellectual Property in 50 Objects (Cambridge University Press, 2019).
  • Sherman, B, ‘Intellectual property, biodiversity and food security’ in C. McManis and B. Ong (eds) Routledge Handbook of Biodiversity and the Law (Routledge, 2018), 326-337.
  • Sherman, B, ‘Slee & Harris’s Application (1966)’ in J. Bellido (ed) Landmarks in Intellectual Property Law (Hart Publishing, 2017), 205.
  • Sherman, B and Wiseman, L, ‘From terroir to pangkarra: Geographical indications of origin and traditional knowledge’ in D. Ganji and J. Hughes (eds), Geographical Indications of Origin (Edward Elgar, 2016), 484-507.
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘The Angel in the Machine: Divining Legal Authorship in Channeled and Computer Generated Works’ in E. Voss (ed) Mediality on Trial: Testing and Contesting Trance and other Media Techniques, (Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2019).

Journal articles

  • Adhikari, K, ‘How Food Sovereignty Shapes Intellectual Property for Plants: Case Studies from Ecuador and Nepal’ (with David Jefferson) (submitted to the International Journal of Peasant Studies).
  • Bosse, J, 'An inconvenient treaty? Environmental policy, the World Trade Organization and public procurement in Australia' (2018) Australian Environment Review 33(1): 10-13.
  • Bosse, J, 'The making or breaking of the Queensland Biodiscovery Act' (2018) Australian Environment Review 33(3): 63-67.
  • Bosse J, ‘Fragmentation of Access and Benefit Sharing Laws in Australia’ (2017) ALSA Academic Law Journal 4-19.
  • Bosse, J, 'Biopiracy in Queensland: A broken record that needs repair' (2016) 12(2) Trade Insight 35. Available at: http://www.sawtee.org/publications/Trade-Insight35.pdf
  • Brown, T, German, L, Jagadish, A, Read, D, Weger, J, Williams, K with Van Sant, L, Pope, L, and Urban, E ‘The Success of Oconee County and the Challenges of Implementing USDA Agricultural Land Easements in Georgia’, Food First. Online, ‘Special Report’ https://foodfirst.org/special-report-the-success-of-oconee-county-and-the-challenges-of-implementing-usda-agricultural-land-easements-in-georgia/.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Creative Practices of Care: The Subjectivity, Agency and Affective Labor of Preparing Seeds for Long-term Banking’ Culture, Agriculture, Food, and Environment (forthcoming).
  • Chacko, X, ‘Digging up colonial roots: The less-known origins of the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership’ Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience (forthcoming).
  • Chacko, X, ‘Seeds’ (June 2019) Theorizing the Contemporary: Fieldsights https://culanth.org/fieldsights/seeds-1.
  • Chapman, S and Coombe, R, Intellectual Property: Publics, Ethics, Subjectivities, and Territories’ Oxford Research Encyclopaedia of Anthropology (in review).
  • Chapman, S, ‘To Make One’s Name Famous: Varietal Innovation and Intellectual Property in The Gambia’ (2018) American Ethnologist 45(4), 482-494.
  • Aviles-Polanco, G, Jefferson, D J, Almendarez-Hernandez, M A, and Beltran-Morales, L F, ‘Factors that Explain the Utilization of the Nagoya Protocol Framework for Access and Benefit Sharing’ Sustainability (forthcoming).
  • Jefferson, D J, and Adhikari, K, ‘Re-imagining the Relationship between Food Sovereignty and Intellectual Property: Lessons from Ecuador and Nepal’ (2019) Journal of World Intellectual Property 2019, 1-23.
  • Beltran, L F, Almendarez-Hernandez, M A, and Jefferson, D J, ‘El Efecto de la Innovación en el Desarrollo y Crecimiento de México: Una Aproximación Usando las Patentes’ (2018) Revista Problemas del Desarrollo 195(49).
  • Beltran, L F, Jefferson, D J, Serano, I, and Alandete-Saez, M, ‘The Development of Ecosystems for Technology Transfer in Mexico: The Role of Patenting Centers’ (2018) Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property 8(4).
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Sowing Buen Vivir in Ecuador: A New Law for Agrobiodiversity, Seeds, and Sustainable Agriculture’ (2017) Trade Insight 13(3), 19-23.
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Ingenuity and the Re-Imagining of Intellectual Property: An Introduction to the Código Ingenios of Ecuador’ (2017) European Intellectual Property Review 39(1), 21.
  • Jefferson, D J, Maida M, Farkas, A, Alandete-Saez, M, and Bennett, A B, ‘Technology Transfer in the Americas: Common and Divergent Practices Among Major Research Universities and Public Sector Institutions’ (2017) Journal of Technology Transfer 42(6).
  • Jefferson, D J, and Padmanabhan, M S, ‘Recent Evolutions in Intellectual Property Frameworks for Agricultural Biotechnology: A Worldwide Survey’ (2016) Asian Biotechnology and Development Review 18(1).
  • Jefferson, D J, (28 June 2016) Código Ingenios: La reconceptualización de la propiedad intelectual en la mitad del mundo. El Telégrafo. Available at: https://www.eltelegrafo.com.ec/noticias/sociedad/4/codigo-ingenios-la-reconceptualizacion-de-la-propiedad-intelectual-en-la-mitad-del-mundo.
  • Sanderson, J, ‘Health Conscious and Confused: Why ‘Healthy’ Trade Marks Matter to Consumers’ (2016) 39(2) UNSW Law Journal, 658-683.
  • Sherman, B, ‘Intangible Machines: Patent protection for software in the United States’ (2019) 57 History of Science, 18-35.
  • Sherman, B and Chapman, S, ‘Finding a Place for Agriculture in Intellectual Property Law’ (2018) 49 International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, 759.
  • Sherman, B, ‘D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics: Patenting Genes in Australia' (2015) 37 Sydney Law Review, 135-146.
  • Sherman, B, 'What Does it Mean to Invent Nature?' (2015) 5 UC Irvine Law Review, 1193.
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘Demanding the Angels’ Share: Intellectual Property, Emerging Religions, and the Spirit of the Work’ Cultural Critique Vol. 101 (2019).
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘A Market in Prophecy: Secularism, Law, and the Economy of American Religious Publishing’ (June 2017) Journal of the American Academy of Religions 85:2.

Other publications

  • Chapman, S and Sherman, B, ‘Finding a Place for Agriculture in Intellectual Property Law’ International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law 49(7), 2018), 759-762.
  • Sherman, B, ‘Foreword’, in Intellectual Property Law and Plant Protection: Challenges and Developments in Asia (Routledge, 2019) (ed Adhikari and Jefferson).
  • Sherman, B and Bosse, J, ‘Regulating Access and Benefit-sharing in Australia’ in FAO Proceedings of the International Workshop on Access and Benefit-sharing for Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture: Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Technical Working Group on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (April 2018) CGRFA/WG-AqGR-2/18/Inf.8 E.

Book reviews

Conference presentations

  • Adhikari, K, 'Revealing the Myths and Complexities of Community Seed Banks’, Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development Symposium, Brisbane, 6 September 2018.
  • Adhikari, K, ‘Evolving Dynamics of the Governance of Intellectual Property for Plants in South Asia’, South Asia Economic Summit, Kathmandu, 14-16 November 2017.
  • Adhikari, K, ‘Should Nepal Pursue a Three-Track Model of Plant Variety Protection’, Reimagining the Governance of Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia Workshop, Kathmandu, 2-3 August 2017.
  • Adhikari, K, ‘Reconceptualizing Access’, Developments in Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources Workshop, Gold Coast, 9 February 2017.
  • Bosse, J, 'From Embodiment to Inscription of the Kakadu Plum', Joint Canadian Anthropology Society and American Anthropological Association Conference, Vancouver, 20-24 November 2019.
  • Bosse, J, 'From Embodiment to Inscription of the Kakadu Plum', Indigenous Inequalities: Intersections of property, place, and rights in the United States and Australia Symposium, Tucson, 6-18 November 2019.
  • Bosse, J, 'The Role of the Law in the Circulation of the Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana)', Indigenous Legal Research Workshop, Sydney, 8-9 July 2019.
  • Bosse, J, 'The Role of the Law in the Circulation of the Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana)', Australian Science & Technology Studies (AusSTS) Interdisciplinary Workshop, Melbourne, 3-5 July 2019.
  • Bosse, J, 'The Appropriation and Reclamation of the Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana)', University of Adelaide Food Values Research Group seminar, Adelaide, 10 February 2019.
  • Bosse, J, 'Plants, Patents, and Power: Terminalia ferdinandiana, Intellectual Property, and the Empowerment of Women in Australia', Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development, Brisbane, 6 September 2018.
  • Bosse, J, 'Traditional Knowledge and Native Biological Resources', An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on the Legal, Social and Scientific Uses of the Kakadu Plum, Brisbane, 1 June 2018.
  • Bosse, J, ‘Impacts of international trade agreements on Australia’s environmental policies’, National Environmental Law Association National Conference, Brisbane, 4 August 2017.
  • Brown, T, ‘Nominal Distinctions: Evolvers of Law and Plant Variety Standardization, 1920-1970’, Law Technology and Innovation Junior Scholars Forum, UNSW, November 2017.
  • Brown, T, ‘Why the Million Dollar Bee was an Inside Joke’, 115th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association Conference, Minneapolis, 16-20 November 2016.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Resisting the Lure of the Elemental: Is the Seed Bank the Antithesis of a Multi- Species Future?’, Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 3-7 September 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Killing with Kindness: Adapting to Crisis in Seed Banking Protocols’, History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Utrecht, 23-27 July 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Standardising Life, Depicting Decay: Ellen Isham Schutt’s Watercolours of Rotting Apples, 1911-15’, International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property, University of Technology Sydney, 3-6 July 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Banking on the End: Speculative Unravellings of the Frayed Futures of Frozen Life’, Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, Davis, California, 26-30 June 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Data Imaginaries: Frictions and Flattenings in the Data Lives of Seeds’, Data Then and Now Series, eScience Institute, University of Washington, 6 June 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Uncovering the Logic of Regeneration in Complex Living Systems’, Marine Biological Lab-Arizona State University History of Biology Seminar, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 15-22 May 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘The vault is a bunker, the arsenal are seeds: Plants, Precarity, and the Cunning of Militarised Logic’, Everyday Militarisms Collaboratory, University of Sydney, 22-27 April 2019.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Post-Colonial (bio)Prospects: Founding a Seed Bank for Kew Gardens’, History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, 1-3 November 2018.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Feminism, Journalism, and Science’, Manorama School of Communication Seminar Series, Kottayam, India 17, 19 October 2018.
  • Chacko, X, ‘Except Musa textilis: Navigating Access to Plants in a Post-Treaty World’ Society for the Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Sydney, 30 August 2018.
  • Chapman, S, ‘Brand Name Fruits and Bulk Grains: Data, Property, and Traceability in Agricultural Supply Chains’, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 20-24 November 2019.
  • Chapman, S, ‘Regulating the circulation of lively biological property: Traceability, quality, and trade mark in the market for Calypso mangoes’, Fabricating Trust Workshop, The University of Queensland, 20 September 2018.
  • Chapman, S, ‘Science, Technology, and the Regulation of Food and Agriculture’ Open Panel, 4S Annual Conference, Sydney, 29 August-2 September 2018 (with A Ventimiglia).
  • Chapman, S, ‘Regulating the Circulation of Intangibles: End point royalties, intellectual property, and transformations in food production’, 4S Annual Conference, Sydney, 30 August 2018.
  • Chapman, S, ‘New Varieties, Agricultural Experts, and Native Farmers: The Politics and Power of Recognition in British Colonial Gambia’, 115t Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association Conference, Minneapolis, 16-20 November 2016.
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Experimenting with the Governance of Plants as Intellectual Property: Limitations, Possibilities, and the Ecuadorian Experience’, 2019 Intellectual Property Academics Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, 12 February 2019.
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Como Fortalecer la Soberanía Alimentaria Reconociendo la Propiedad Intelectual sobre Obtenciones Vegetales’ World Food Day, Frente Parlamentario Ecuador Sin Hambre, National Assembly of Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, 17 October 2018.
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property: Effectuating a “Dialogue of Knowledges”’, Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development Symposium, Queensland University of Technology Innovation Law Research Program, Brisbane, 6 September 2018.
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Re-Imagining Policy Space for Plant Variety Protection Lawmaking: The Ecuadorian Experience’, 5th Annual Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights Workshop, Inter University Centre for IPR Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India, 18 January 2018.
  • Jefferson, D J, ‘Inscriptions of Campesinos' Rights in Ecuador: Protecting Plant Varieties and Seed’, Reimagining the Governance of Genetic Resources and Intellectual Property for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia Workshop, South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2 August 2017.
  • Sherman, B, ‘Regulating Access and Benefit Sharing in Australia’, International Workshop on Access and Benefit-Sharing for Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, FAO, Rome, 10-12 January 2018.
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘The Angel in the Machine: Divining Legal Authorship in Channeled and Computer Generated Works’, Future Affects Collaboratory, The University of Queensland, 6 November 2017.
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘Science, Technology, and the Regulation of Food and Agriculture’, Open Panel, 4S Annual Conference, Sydney, 29 August-2 September 2018 (with S Chapman).
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘The Datafication of Religious Media: Pulpit Plagiarism and the Spiritual Commons in American Sermons’, School of Communication and Arts Seminar, The University of Queensland, 13 October 2017.
  • Ventimiglia, A, ‘Authorship and Authority in Intellectual Property: Mary Baker Eddy and the Legal Life of Religious Texts’, International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property, University of Toronto, 12-14 July 2017.