Protection on a Global Scale
Braga, Carlos A. Primo, The China Business Review
Debate on trade matters relating to intellectual property rights (IPR) in the GATT began during the 1973-79 Tokyo Round of multilateral trade negotiations. At that time, the discussions had a narrow focus on the issue of counterfeit trading. During the Uruguay Round, however, IPR emerged as a major topic for negotiation. The resulting Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, including Trade in Counterfeit Goods, (TRIPs) is the most comprehensive international agreement on intellectual property rights ever negotiated.
The TRIPs Agreement follows GATT tradition in adopting the multilateral disciplines of non-discrimination (as embedded in the principles of …
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Publication information: Article title: Protection on a Global Scale. Contributors: Braga, Carlos A. Primo - Author. Magazine title: The China Business Review. Volume: 22. Issue: 2 Publication date: March/April 1995. Page number: 25+. © U.S.-China Business Council Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.