TRIPS and Development
24 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last revised: 29 Oct 2013
Date Written: August 21, 2013
This brief chapter in the (forthcoming) SAGE Handbook of Intellectual Property examines available data and analyses concerning the impact of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) on development. The chapter considers distinctions among types of countries and industries, and the role of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Keywords: WTO, TRIPS Agreement, economic and social development, clusters, innovation, developing countries
JEL Classification: K33, O31
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