This is an abridged version of the note NR15-02-1661 0 The focus of international trade negotiations was once quotas and tariffs – how much of a particular product could be imported and levied at the border. As the world economy has experienced deeper integration, attention has shifted away from tariffs and quotas on the complex rules and regulations affecting the international movement of goods, services and investments. Such measures include protection of intellectual property rights … Read more »

This is an abridged version of the note NR15-02-1661 0 The focus of international trade negotiations was once quotas and tariffs – how much of a particular product could be imported and levied at the border. As the world economy has experienced deeper integration, attention has shifted away from tariffs and quotas on the complex rules and regulations affecting the international movement of goods, services and investments. Such measures include protection for intellectual property rights. Agreed during the Uruguay Round, the 1994 Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) greatly expanded the range of the trading regime through the establishment. A comprehensive set of rules for world trade to intellectual property. World Trade Organization (WTO) are now required to adopt policies that protect patents, trademarks and copyrights. While countries are required to provide more protection than the TRIPS free, the agreement sets minimum standards. 1661.3
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Charan Devereaux,
Robert Lawrence,
Michael Watkins
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Release Date: 28, February 2008. Prod #: HKS432-PDF-ENG
International Trade Meets Intellectual Porperty: The Making of the TRIPS Agreement (shortened) HBR case solution

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