WTO Dispute Settlement and the TRIPS Agreement: Applying by Matthew Kennedy

By Matthew Kennedy

The journeys contract used to be carried out within the WTO to achieve entry to a functioning dispute cost mechanism that can authorize exchange sanctions. but journeys and the WTO Dispute cost realizing are in line with structures that constructed independently in WIPO and GATT. during this publication, Matthew Kennedy exposes the demanding situations created via the combination and independence of journeys in the WTO by way of studying how this alternate association involves grips with highbrow estate disputes. He contrasts the way in which highbrow estate disputes among governments were dealt with ahead of and after the institution of the WTO. in keeping with sensible adventure, this ebook presents a finished evaluation of the problems that come up below the DSU, journeys, GATT 1994 and different WTO agreements in highbrow estate concerns. those variety from procedural pitfalls to important treaty interpretation and conflicts in addition to treatments, together with cross-retaliation.

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