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Trips and WTO

The philosophy of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is to implement a liberal world regime on trade. This aim goes beyond the national frontiers and has several effects on the legal system established by the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS), especially concerning the Intellectual Property Rights territorial principle. In the TRIPS… » read more

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Trade marks and geographical indications are intellectual property rights, they are trade distintctive signs, but there are several differences between them, especially concerning the legal regime and juridical nature. They share the same principles that are common to all intellectual property rights, but with some specialities. Geographical indications and trade marks are two very interesting… » read more

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