IP Justice Recommendations for a Development Agenda at WIPO

This policy paper urges the WIPO nations to adopt these 45 recommendations at the WIPO General Assembly in September 2007. We know that a profound “knowledge gap” as well as a ‘digital divide” separates wealthy nations from the poorer ones. The Development Agenda is based on the premise that higher protection for intellectual property, without any focus on improving developmental structures within these countries would only worsen this situation and be detrimental in the long run. This is true because an absence of strong internal, national IP protection will cripple developing nations in an international and global economy. There is an imminent need therefore, to “integrate development dimensions into policy making for intellectual property protection.”…

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