Now into its second decade, the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) continues to meet challenges raised by ongoing technological changes as it affirms an increasing degree of latitude to national authorities in its implementation. Important developments and controversies witnessed in the nine years since the first edition of this much-welcomed treatise include issues of public health, implications of the Agreement on the realization of human rights, and continuous debates on geographic indications and the appropriation of genetic resources. This second edition incorporates the analysis of key provisions of the Agreement resulting from dispute settlement procedures under WTO rules.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Yusuf & Correa: Intellectual Property and International Trade: The TRIPS Agreement (Second Edition)
Abdulqawi A. Yusuf (UNESCO) & Carlos M. Correa (Univ. of Buenos Aires) have published the second edition of Intellectual Property and International Trade: The TRIPS Agreement (Wolters Kluwer 2008). Here's the abstract: