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TRIPS Agreement

  Mar 04, 2022

TRIPS Agreement

Q. Why is this in news?
A. India runs the risk of being excluded from a proposal it co-authored at the World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations, in 2020, to “temporarily waive” intellectual property rights (IPR) held, by primarily Western countries, on vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics for COVID-19.

Q. What is the case?

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Q. What is the Agreement on TRIPS?

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Q. What are its Key provisions?
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Q. Why TRIPS?

A.

  1. Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (patents, industrial designs, etc)
  2. Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (copyright).

Q. What else is covered under TRIPS Agreement?

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