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TRIPs Council February 2020

TRIPs Council February 2020

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Members discuss LDC technology transfer, highlight progress on transparency obligations At today’s meeting of the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), WTO members continued last year’s detailed discussions on how best to
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WTO members welcome entry into force of amendment to ease access to medicines

WTO members welcome entry into force of amendment to ease access to medicines

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Yesterday, the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) met to mark the entry into force of the first amendment to WTO rules since the organization was established. The amendment secures a legal
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LDCs get 8 more years to protect IP

LDCs get 8 more years to protect IP

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WTO members agreed to extend until 1 July 2021 the deadline for LDCs to protect intellectual property under the WTO’s TRIPS agreement, with a further extension possible when the time comes. WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy
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TRIPS Council meeting

TRIPS Council meeting

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Last week’s meeting of the WTO’s TRIPS Council main issues of discussion were: counterfeit goods, exceptions and limitations to copyright, and the long-running dispute over a Cuban rum trademark.
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NAMA Wagon 1 proposals Negotiation Group meeting March 2012

NAMA Wagon 1 proposals Negotiation Group meeting March 2012

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The meeting was intended to each subject under “Wagon 1” and determining where we stand and the way forward on each. We started by discussing Horizontal Mechanism, where the Chair suggested to move ahead on
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