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TRIPS Agreement

  Mar 22, 2022

TRIPS Agreement

Q Why is it 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?

Q What is the Agreement on TRIPS?

Q What are key provisions ?

Q Why TRIPS?

  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?