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Online book orders received during the time we are closed will be processed as soon as possible once we re-open on Tuesday.
As usual Credit Cards will not be charged until the order is processed and ready to despatch.
Any non-UK eBook orders placed after 5pm on the Friday 28th April will not be processed until Tuesday 2nd May. UK eBook orders will be processed as normal.
The TRIPS regime is one of the international IP agreements that IP lawyers work with every day. It is administered by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that sets down minimum standards for many forms of intellectual property regulation.
Specifically, TRIPS contains requirements that nations' laws must meet for: copyright rights; geographical indications,; industrial designs; integrated circuit layout-designs; patents; monopolies for the developers of new plant varieties; trademarks; trade dress; and undisclosed or confidential information. TRIPS also specifies enforcement procedures, remedies, and dispute resolution procedures.
After the publication of the 2nd edition, a number of relevant discussions on TRIPS patent provisions took place that warrant a renewed analysis. The most relevant ones: