Trade-related aspects of Intellectual Property Rights - ET200614E

The objective of the course is to describe and explain:

1. the role and functions of the WTO;
2. the legal framework of the Multilateral Trade System;
3. the relationship between the World International Property Organization (WIPO) and the WTO;
4. the basic principles of the Multilateral Trade System in trade in goods and show how these principles apply to TRIPS;
5. the legal framework governing the TRIPS Agreement;
6. Members' rights and obligations in the TRIPS Agreement.

Course level: Specialized course, intermediary level.

Pre-requisite: Proficiency in the course language.

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Course Guide

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Introduction to the WTO

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Introduction to the TRIPS Agreement

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Copyright and Related Rights

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Geographical Indications

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Industrial designs, layout designs of integrated circuits, undisclosed information, anti competitive practices

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Public Health

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Dispute Prevention and Settlement

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*WTO online courses are open to governement officials from developing and least-developed Members and Observers.