"Provides a complete background by following the history of the TRIPS Agreement ; Demonstrates the effect of the TRIPS Agreement through analysis of recent cases ; Presents an insightful article-by-article analysis of the full TRIPS Agreement negotiations ; Includes relevant dispute settlement cases and the ongoing panel discussions to reflect the developments which have occurred since 1995 ; Takes into account the latest Doha Development Round discussiona to bring to light the current international issues relating to the TRIPS agreement ; Analyses the rising trend of bilateral agreements and the implications for practitioners working in the countries party to those ; Anticipates the future impact the TRIPS Agreement will have on the international IP framework ; Written by the leading authority on the TRIPS Agreement, Professor Gervais' active involvement in negotiations ensures that this book presents a distinctive and insightful explanation of the history and background of the Agreement."--Publisher's website.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxiii-lxxxiv) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part One A - The emergence of the TRIPS Agreement during the Uruguay round of multilateral trade negotiations B - The evolution of TRIPS between Marrakesh and Doha C - The Doha Ministerial Conference, November 9 to 13, 2013 D - Progress of the Work in the Council on the Doha Agenda Part Two. Analysis of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Part I. General provision and basic principles Part II. Standards concerning the availability, scope and use of intellectual property rights Part III. Enforcement of intellectual property rights Part IV. Acquisition and maintenance of intellectual property rights and related inter partes procedures Part V. Dispute prevention and settlement Part VI. Transition Arrangements Part VII. Institutional arrangements: final provisions Part Three. Annexes.
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London : Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2012.