International Intellectual Property Protection

International Intellectual Property Protection

The Impact of Preferential Trade Agreements on IPR Protection

This section provides an overview of the impact of preferential trade agreements on ipr protection within the legal context of Intellectual Property Protection in international economic law, with coverage of The Protection of Property (Main Regulatory Areas).


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Further Reading

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