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International Property: An International Perspective Objectives To understand how International Property protection works on a global scale, as a well as the challenges in implementing global Intellectual Property agreements. To study the issue of compulsory licensing of pharmaceuticals Case Analysis; Thailand vs. Abbott Why should a big country care if a small country is violating international property? The Unimportance of International Intellectual Property Protection Importance: Addresses the incentive for country A to free ride on innovations in country B - Especially an issue if country B is innovative and country A is not. Unimportance: If the returns to innovation in country B are sufficiently high, then patent rights in country A are not necessary to spur innovation You do not want to prevent free ride What is always affected by the international Intellectual Property rights? Overview of selected Protections: Copyrights
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course PSC 222 taught by Professor Jing during the Spring '10 term at Rochester.

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