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China’s WTO Accession Revisited: Achievements and Challenges in Chinese Intellectual Property Law Reform


Andrea Wechsler


European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW); Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

March 3, 2011

EUROPEAN YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW (EYIEL), Christoph/Terhechte Herrmann and Jörg Philipp, eds., Springer, 2012, pp. 125 - 158
Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-03

Abstract:     
With 10 years having passed since China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, the time is ripe for an assessment of the achievements and challenges of China’s Long March towards a modern intellectual property law regime. The following research discusses the role of World Trade Organization accession as driver for IP law reform in China with reference to historical determinants of intellectual property reform, to the role of further bilateral and multilateral external pressures, and with reference to China’s larger innovation agenda. It further assesses achievements and challenges of 30 years of Chinese intellectual property law reform before providing concluding remarks on China’s Long March Forward towards intellectual property policy, law and enforcement.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 39

Keywords: China, World Trade Organization (WTO), Intellectual Property Law, Enforcement, Innovation


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Date posted: May 1, 2011 ; Last revised: December 25, 2013

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Wechsler, Andrea, China’s WTO Accession Revisited: Achievements and Challenges in Chinese Intellectual Property Law Reform (March 3, 2011). EUROPEAN YEARBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW (EYIEL), Christoph/Terhechte Herrmann and Jörg Philipp, eds., Springer, 2012, pp. 125 - 158; Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property & Competition Law Research Paper No. 11-03. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1775677

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Andrea Wechsler (Contact Author)
European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW) ( email )
Via Boccaccio 121 (Villa Schifanoia)
I-50122 Firenze
ITALY
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition ( email )
Marstallplatz 1
Munich, 80539
Germany

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