Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights
4 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2012
Date Written: December 13, 2012
One way to jumpstart WTO talks is to rethink how we protect intellectual property. Many analysts now fear the current approach hampers technological progress and may lead to information oligopolies. This article presents a grand bargain on IPR to help stimulate global development.
Keywords: WTO, intellectual property, IPR, trade, development
JEL Classification: F10, K11, K33
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