The Need for an International Convention on the Law Applicable to IP Issues
29 Pages Posted: 4 Jun 2020
Date Written: June 3, 2020
A new international convention on the law applicable to IPRs has become a necessity dictated by the international nature of IPRs and their rapid spread. The important role of existing IPR conventions and academic proposals is undeniable; however, they are not adequate and there is still a need for a new convention to cover this issue.
Keywords: Intellectual property, international convention, law applicable, conflict of laws, substantive rules, choice-of-law rules, lex protectionis, lex originis, academic proposals.
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