The Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) and Patent Law

Intellectuele Rechten - Droits Intellectuels (I.R.D.I.), pp. 222-244, 1997

28 Pages Posted: 3 Dec 2010

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Geertrui Van Overwalle

KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP)

Date Written: 1997

Abstract

The paper critically analyses the various TRIPS provisions relevant to patent law. Topics covered include the relationship between the TRIPs agreement and other intellectual property treaties, patentable subject matter, patentability requirements, scope of protection, transfer and (voluntary and compulsory) licensing, exemptions, and patent term.

Note: Downloadable document is in Dutch.

Keywords: Patents, TRIPs

JEL Classification: I18, K11, O32, O34, H51

Suggested Citation

Van Overwalle, Geertrui, The Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) and Patent Law (1997). Intellectuele Rechten - Droits Intellectuels (I.R.D.I.), pp. 222-244, 1997. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1718594

Geertrui Van Overwalle (Contact Author)

KU Leuven - Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) ( email )

Sint-Michielsstraat 6 box 3443
Leuven, 3000
Belgium

HOME PAGE: https://www.law.kuleuven.be/citip/en/staff/00015469

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