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Japanese Toymakers Enhance Efforts to Battle Counterfeits

Toymakers in Japan are taking strong measures against counterfeit products being sold overseas, especially in China. As International sales are increasing, firms are alarmed because of increasing chances of production and sale of counterfeit product leading to huge losses to these firms. Such counterfeit products not only create confusion among consumers, but also damages the … Continue reading Japanese Toymakers Enhance Efforts to Battle Counterfeits

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Should there be a single global institution with exclusive competence to conduct international negotiations on intellectual property rights? If so, should this be WIPO, the WTO or some other body?

INTRODUCTION For harmonizing IPRs at the international level, providing a common forum for negotiation and resolving disputes between members state we need a single global institution. Earlier WIPO was the main forum for international negotiations of IPR and then WTO implemented the TRIPs agreement came and become the main forum replacing WIPO. Both these institutions’ … Continue reading Should there be a single global institution with exclusive competence to conduct international negotiations on intellectual property rights? If so, should this be WIPO, the WTO or some other body?

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