Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development

@article{Shaver2008AccessTK,
  title={Access to Knowledge in Brazil: New Research on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development},
  author={Lea Shaver},
  journal={Human Rights \& the Global Economy eJournal},
  year={2008}
}
  • Lea Shaver
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Human Rights & the Global Economy eJournal
The conventional wisdom in Egypt examines the issue of intellectual property solely as a question of policing and enforcement. The high levels of protection indicated by the WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights are unquestioningly assumed to be desirable. Policy debates - and all too often academic ones as well - focus only on the questions of how to more efficiently tighten IP protection and crack down on piracy. Yet a more critical examination is urgently… Expand
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