Implementing the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda

Implementing the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda brings together a series of incisive essays written by leading thinkers from around the world to develop concrete strategies for implementing a potentially transformative series of recommendations for reforming global intellectual property law. This book should be read by all those interested in...

The Future of the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda

Will WIPO’s “Development Agenda” be a game-changer for the global knowledge economy, or will it fail to bring about fundamental reforms? That’s the question that I convened a group of academics, diplomats, activists, and industry experts to answer at a retreat outside of Geneva in 2010. The Development Agenda for the...

Implementing WIPO’s Development Agenda in North Africa and the Middle East

The World Intellectual Property Organization invited me to speak about my trade and development research, specifically my book Implementing the WIPO’s Development Agenda, during an outreach and capacity-building seminar in Tunis, Tunisia. It was surprising (though in hindsight, it shouldn’t have been) that most of the representatives from WIPO’s Arab...