Intellectual Property Rights in the GCC Member States: On the 20th Anniversary of the WTO and the TRIPS Agreement

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    Abstract

    The year 2015 represents something of a milestone in the area of international intellectual property protection, in that it constitutes the 20th anniversary of the creation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the introduction of the WTO’s Agreement on Traderelated Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs Agreement), as the new global minimum standards benchmark for intellectual property protection.

    This chapter examines the status over those last 20 years of WTO and TRIPs Agreement existence of the national legislative regimes for the protection of intellectual property rights in the six states of the Arabian Peninsula that constitute ‘The Cooperation Council...
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIntellectual Property Rigths
    Subtitle of host publicationDevelopment and Enforcement in the Arab States of the Gulf
    EditorsDavid Price, Alhanoof Aldebasi
    Place of PublicationBerlin, Germany
    Pages5-29
    Number of pages24
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-95994-011-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Publication series

    NameGulf Studies Series
    PublisherGerlach Press

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