Intellectual property rights law and competition law have been treated as conflicting in nature as their goals seem to be at loggerheads. But...
TRIPS is a multilateral agreement on intellectual property (IP) rights such as copyright, industrial designs, patents and protection of undisclosed information or trade secrets.
WTO's TRIPS Council to continue discussion on proposal of IPR waiver to deal with COVID on Wednesday
In October 2020, India and South Africa had submitted the first proposal suggesting a waiver for all WTO members on the implementation of certain provisions of the TRIPS Agreement.
The agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights or TRIPS came into effect in January 1995.
Readouts issued by the office of US Trade Representatives Katherine Tai over the past one month after her meetings with various stakeholders is a reflection of this.
These are truly testing times, even for political philosophies upheld by nations.
UNICEF Executive Director stressed that this challenge requires not forced Intellectual Property waivers but proactive partnership and cooperation.
United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of imposing tariffs on USD50 billion of imports from China and would use it unless Beijing addressed the issue of theft of US IPR.
After Donald Trump's intellectual property theft allegations, China tightens rules on transferring technical know-how
US President Donald Trump has announced new tariffs on Chinese imports over the 'theft' of intellectual property, fuelling fears of a looming trade war.
British star Daniel Craig was lured back to play James Bond one more time by the promise that he would "make history" with the film as he would have held the milestone for 13 years in the role.