ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Discrimination in International Economics of Intellectual Property Right Protection

Arvind Subramanian As intellectual property rights legislation moves into the domain of international trade policy, with legal principles having to subserve economic interests, the 'minimal' obligation of non-discrimination, as embodied in the national treatment principle, merits a re-examination, especially for the newly-industrialising developing countries whose actual and potential indigenous R and D capability is not insignificant.

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