Latest News

Innovation and the Global Expansion of Intellectual Property Rights: Unfulfilled Promises

South Centre Research Paper No. 70

Author: Carlos M. Correa

The incorporation of intellectual property into trade agreements has not proven to bring about the promised benefits. The premises that have underpinned the global strengthening and expansion of intellectual property through such agreements – namely that the same standards of protection are suitable for countries with different levels of development and that innovation will be boosted – do not match the reality.

Mailing List Subscription

To subscribe to Access to Knowledge mailing list, click here

To see previous newsletters, click here
Note! Any email address submitted is kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.