Developing countries seek legally binding instrument
The Jakarta Post, 4 September 2013

JAKARTA, INDONESIA: Like-minded developing countries urge advanced countries to show political will and expedite the negotiation process to draft a legally binding instrument for the protection of genetic resources, traditional knowledge and folklore in the framework of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). This week, a three-day consultative meeting is being held in Bali, aimed at bridging differences before the WIPO General Assembly to be held in September 2013, and facilitate negotiations on the future work of the Intergovernmental Committee. Read the article …

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