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Knowledge diplomacy : global competition and the politics of intellectual property

Author: Michael P Ryan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©1998.
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"In this book Michael Ryan explains the issues, politics, and diplomacy of balancing intellectual property rights with the public's right of access. He discusses the major negotiations to forge international policy in the 1980s and 1990s, including the bilateral U.S. intellectual property negotiations with China and other developing countries, the multilateral negotiations conducted at GATT, and the 1996 copyright  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael P Ryan
ISBN: 0815776543 9780815776543 0815776535 9780815776536
OCLC Number: 38431068
Description: ix, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction and framework for analysis --
Patents for technological innovation --
Copyright for artistic and informational expression --
Business mobilization and U.S. trade diplomacy --
TRIPS diplomacy and international legal change --
WIPO and the international organization of intellectual property --
TRIPS implementation and development --
The communication revolution and intellectual property --
Knowledge diplomacy.
Responsibility: Michael P. Ryan.
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With the pervasiveness of the information revolution, the preservation of intellectual property rights through patents, copyrights, and trademarks has become far more difficult.  Read more...


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