Outline of TRIPs

Chapter

Learning Objectives

This chapter is to help students understand:
  1. 1.

    The social and economic purpose for protecting intellectual property rights from the viewpoints of interest-balance between the right holders and users;

     
  2. 2.

    Main features of TRIPs compared with other multilateral agreements under the WTO, focusing on its legal structure and application;

     
  3. 3.

    Legal characteristics of TRIPs as an existing multilateral agreement plus terms of the agreement;

     
  4. 4.

    Main principles and objectives of TRIPs;

     
  5. 5.

    Domestic procedures and remedies of the member countries for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

     

Keywords

Intellectual Property Supra Note National Treatment Trade Secret Uruguay Round 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of International TradePusan National UniversityPusanRepublic of South Korea

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