Intellectual Property Rights
by Thomas G. Field Jr. et al.
Publisher: U.S. Department of State 2006
Number of pages: 113
Intellectual property issues are getting more and more attention these days. To arrive at a fuller understanding of the issue, it is worth spending some time considering how intellectual property rights (IPR) developed and what role they play in achieving widely shared objectives.
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