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The First Decade of TRIPS in China


Peter K. Yu


Drake University Law School

November 13, 2012

CHINA AND GLOBAL TRADE GOVERNANCE: CHINA'S FIRST DECADE IN THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION, Zeng Ka and Liang Wei, eds., Routledge, pp. 126-43, 2014
Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-38

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This chapter reviews intellectual property developments in China in its first decade of WTO membership, focusing primarily on developments within the organization. It shows how China has transformed from a passive taker of international intellectual property norms to one that has slowly assumed the additional roles of both a norm shaker and a norm maker. The chapter begins by providing an overview of reforms China undertook in the run-up to the accession. It examines the low profile China maintained in the WTO in the first few post-accession years. It also acknowledges China’s limited interest in international intellectual property norm-setting, including its rare submission to the Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade. The chapter then examines the recent U.S.-China WTO dispute over the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights and its high-profile intervention in the June 2010 meeting of the TRIPS Council. It concludes with a discussion of China’s increased assertiveness in the international intellectual property arena, including the WTO.

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Date posted: November 14, 2012 ; Last revised: October 1, 2013

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Yu, Peter K., The First Decade of TRIPS in China (November 13, 2012). CHINA AND GLOBAL TRADE GOVERNANCE: CHINA'S FIRST DECADE IN THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION, Zeng Ka and Liang Wei, eds., Routledge, pp. 126-43, 2014 ; Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-38. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2175385

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