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NEW BOOK

Intellectual Property, Human Rights and Development: The Role of NGOs and Social Movements by Duncan Matthews, published by Edward Elgar in January 2011. Available to order online from the publisher (URL).

FINAL REPORT

A final report, setting out the main findings of the IP-NGOs project, was published on 22 December 2006: Report (PDF).

An IP-Watch news story, highlighting the main findings set out in the final report, was published on 17 January 2007 : "Report Assesses IP NGO's Impact on Developing Country Negotiators" (URL).

Copies of the final report were distributed to delegates at the third session of the Provisional Committee on Proposals Related to a World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Development Agenda (PCDA) in Geneva, 19-23 February 2007.

DISSEMINATION SEMINAR

A dissemination seminar, outlining initial findings from the research for NGOs, delegates and policy makers, was held as a side event at the second session of the Provisional Committee on Proposals Related to a World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Development Agenda (PCDA) in Geneva on 28 June 2006:

An IP-Watch news story on the IP-NGOs side event at the second session of the PCDA was published on 3 July 2006 : "UK Study: NGOs Helpful To Developing Countries But Could Improve" (URL).

PRESENTATIONS AT OTHER EVENTS

Finding from the IP-NGOs project were also presented at the following other events:

CIVICUS World Assembly in Glasgow on 22 June 2006;

Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference at the University of Keele on 6 September 2006;

European Consortium for Political Research Conference on Frontiers of Regulation at the University of Bath on 7 September 2006;

Chicago-Kent College of Law Conference on Intellectual Property, Trade and Development: Accommodating and Reconciling Different National Levels of Protection on 13 October 2006;

Centre for International Environmental Law panel discussion on Civil Society Participation in WIPO, Geneva, 1 October 2007. An IP-Watch news story on the panel discussion was published on 5 October 2007: "NGOs Having Major Impact on WIPO Agenda, Panel Says" (URL).

JOURNAL ARTICLES

"The Role of International NGOs in the Intellectual Property Policy-Making and Norm-Setting Activities of Multilateral Institutions" Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, 2007, pages 1369-1387 (URL).

 

 
 

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