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Intellectual Property Rights-The Geneva Surrender

Intellectual Property Rights The Geneva Surrender The US effort has always been to introduce the whole range of intellectual property issues, including patents, trade marks, copyrights, microchip layout designs, bio-engineering and commercial secrets, within the ambit of the GATT. India has now surrendered to this US demand. From Punta del Este of September 1986 to Geneva of April 1989 has been a long journey. And if the Intellectual Property Rights issue gets lodged within GATT, can trade in services be far behind?

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