The Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest
98 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2013
Date Written: December 5, 2012
The Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest was drafted at the Inaugural Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest. The Inaugural Global Congress convened over 180 experts from 32 countries and six continents to re-articulate the public interest dimension in intellectual property law and policy. The Congress adopted a series of specific recommendations for action by a global network of public interest scholars and advocates, which are expressed below.
Keywords: International Intellectual Property, Public Interest
JEL Classification: K33, O34
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