This week in review … Developing countries call for binding instrument to protect TK

7 10 2008

Smooth transition for WIPO

Bridges Weekly Trade News Digest – 2 October 2008

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: During the recently concluded meeting of the General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), developing countries, in particular the African Group, reaffirmed their long-standing demand for an international binding instrument to protect genetic resources, traditional knowledge and expressions of folklore, making reference to regional instruments recently concluded in Africa with this objective. Read the article …



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