Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2009

Keywords

IP, innovation, TRIPS, developing countries, BRIC, economic development

Abstract

This article continues the author's contributions on the subject of intellectual property protection in developing countries, and focuses on how those developing countries with growing technological prowess should accommodate their own national systems of innovation to the worldwide intellectual property regime emerging in the post-TRIPS period, with a view to maximizing global economic welfare in the foreseeable future.