The Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

98 Pages Posted: 6 Jan 2013

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Sean Flynn

American University - Washington College of Law; Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property

Brook K. Baker

Northeastern University - School of Law

Margot E. Kaminski

University of Colorado Law School; Yale University - Yale Information Society Project; Yale University - Law School; University of Colorado at Boulder - Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

Jimmy Koo

American University - Washington College of Law

Date Written: December 5, 2012

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Flynn, Sean and Baker, Brook K. and Kaminski, Margot E. and Koo, Jimmy, The Washington Declaration on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest (December 5, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2196555 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2196555

Sean Flynn (Contact Author)

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

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Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property

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Brook K. Baker

Northeastern University - School of Law ( email )

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Margot E. Kaminski

University of Colorado Law School ( email )

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Jimmy Koo

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

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