International Organization Reports on Global IP Issues

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 24, 2002

The Commission on Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) an international organization, disbanded with the publication this month of their final report, Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy. The group’s interest was strongly focused on developing countries and their access to the services afforded by technology to the world’s prosperous nations.
This ZDNet article summarizes the key proposals in the report, which include eliminating shrink wrap licenses and a call for global support of open source software.

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