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World Intellectual Property Organization

Blanket Imperialism or Culturally Nuanced?

Chenoa Barker

on 31 March 2011

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Transcript of World Intellectual Property Organization

Fiber optic cables Innovation Collaboration Decentrialization Culturalization Standardization Science and Technology Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) Patents Copyrights
Berne Convention 1886 Trade Paris Convention 1883 Trade
Related Apects of Intellectual Property
(TRIPS) WIPO and WTO Global Policies: TRIPs Agreemet Standization
Dispute Settlement
Enforcement Confusionism

IP History


Policies Conclusions 1967 Japan and China Globalization Registration of Patents
IP Tech Support
Implementation “We have looked about us to see what nations are the greatest and how we can be like them. We said, ‘What is it that makes the United States such a great nation? And we investigated and found that it was patents and so we will have patents.” ~1921 Korekiyo Takahashi “I transmit rather than create; I believe in and love the Ancients” ~Confucious Before and After 2005 TRIPs Flexibilities Stricter Degree of Inventiveness More Information Required Higher Cost of Application 1. Foriegn investment is encouraged
2. Internal innovation is encouraged
3. Context of cultural background matters
4. Legal transplantation is sometimes necessary India WIPO and WTO IPR Bibliography
William P. Alford, To Steal a Book Is an Elegant Offense, (California: Stanford University Press), 1995.
Mahmood Monshipouri, and others, Constructing Human Rights in the Age of Globalization, (New York: M.E. Sharpe), 2003.
David J. Pauleen, ed. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Knowledge Management, (Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited Knowledge Management Series), 2007.
Mitchel b. Wallerstien, Mary Ellen Mogee, and Roberta A. Schoen, Global Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights in Science and Technology, (Washington DC: National Academy Press), 1993.
Wallerstein Mitchel B., Mary Ellen Mogee, Roberta A Schoen ed.Global Dimensions of Intellectual Property Rights in Science and Technology.( National Academy of Sciences), 1993.
Office of International Affairs National Research CouncilMonshipouri, Englehart, Nathan, Phillip. Constructing Human Rights in the Age of Globalization (Armonk, NY and London England),2003.
Journal Articles
Amy Kapczynski, “Harmonization and Its Discontents: A Case Study of TRIPs Implementation in India’s Pharmaceutical Sector,” California Law Review, vol. 97 (2009): 1571-1649.
Wei Shi, Globalization and Indigenization: Legal Transplant of a Universal TRIPs Regime in a Multicultural World, American Business Law Journal, vol. 47 (Fall 2010): 455-507.
Evelyn Su, The Winners and The Losers: The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and Its Effects on Developing Countries, Houston Law Review, vol. 23 (2000): 170-218.
Christopher May, The World Intellectual Property Organization, New Political Economy, Vol. 11 No 3. (2006): 435-445.
Dan L. Burk, “Privacy and Property in the Global Datasphere,” in Information Technology Ethics: Cultural Perspectives, eds. Soraj Hongladaram and Charles Ess (Pennsylvania: Idea Group Reference), 94-107.
Hans Morten Haugen, “Access Versus Incentives: Analyzing Intellectual Property Policies in Four UN Specialized Agencies by Emphasizing the Role of the World Intellectual Property Organization and Human Rights,” Journal of World Intellectual Property, vol 13, (2010), 697-729.
Sambit Mallick, The Intellectual property Rights Regime and the Changing Structure of Scientific Research in India: Lessons from the Developing World, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, vol. 8 (2009), 628-654.
World Trade Organization. A More Detailed Overview of the TRIPs Agreement, http://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/intel2_e.htm.
World Intellectual Property Organization, Core Tasks of the WIPO and History of the WIPO, http://www.wipo.int/about-wipo/en/core_tasks.html.
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