volume 24, issue 4, P334-353 2016
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-07-2016-0024
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Constantinos Alexiou, Joseph Nellis, Nikolaos Papageorgiadis

Abstract: The level of effectiveness of patent enforcement in a country's patent system is a key area of focus in recent international trade negotiations, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Since the implementation of the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) agreement by most developed and developing countries, the focus of such international negotiations has now shifted from expanding provisions related to patent law protection towards provisions that can enhance the effectiveness…

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