Analytical Index

Annex 1C: Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

The WTO Analytical Index: Guide to WTO Law and Practice is an article-by-article guide to the interpretation and application of the WTO agreements by WTO bodies. It covers the jurisprudence of the WTO Appellate Body, panels and arbitrators as well as related decisions and other significant actions taken by other relevant WTO bodies.

Article

Name of Article

Jurisprudence

Practice

General

 

Jurisprudence

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Preamble

 

Jurisprudence

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Article 1

Nature and Scope of Obligations

Jurisprudence

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Article 2

Intellectual Property Conventions

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 3

National Treatment

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 4

Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 5

Multilateral Agreements on Acquisition or Maintenance of Protection

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Practice

Article 6

Exhaustion

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Practice

Article 7

Objectives

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 8

Principles

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 9

Relation to the Berne Convention

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 10

Computer Programs and Compilations of Data

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Article 11

Rental Rights

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Article 12

Term of Protection

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Article 13

Limitations and Exceptions

Jurisprudence

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Article 14

Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms  (Sound Recordings) and Broadcasting Organizations

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Article 15

Protectable Subject Matter

Jurisprudence

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Article 16

Rights Conferred

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 17

Exceptions

Jurisprudence

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Article 18

Term of Protection

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Article 19

Requirement of Use

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Article 20

Other Requirements

Jurisprudence

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Article 21

Licensing and Assignment

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Article 22

Protection of Geographical Indications

Jurisprudence

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Article 23

Additional Protection for Geographical Indications for Wines and Spirits

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 24

International Negotiations;  Exceptions

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 25

Requirements for Protection

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Article 26

Protection

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Article 27

Patentable Subject Matter

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 28

Rights Conferred

Jurisprudence

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Article 29

Conditions on Patent Applicants

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Article 30

Exceptions to Rights Conferred

Jurisprudence

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Article 31

Other Use Without Authorization of the Right Holder

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Practice

Article 31 bis

[compulsory licences / pharmaceutical products]

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Practice

Article 32

Revocation/Forfeiture

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Article 33

Term of Protection

Jurisprudence

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Article 34

Process Patents:  Burden of Proof

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Article 35

Relation to the IPIC Treaty

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Article 36

Scope of the Protection

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Article 37

Acts Not Requiring the Authorization of the Right Holder

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Article 38

Term of Protection

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Article 39

Protection of Undisclosed Information

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Article 40

Control of Anti-Competitive Practices in Contractual Licences

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Article 41

General Obligations

Jurisprudence

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Article 42

Fair and Equitable Procedures

Jurisprudence

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Article 43

Evidence

Jurisprudence

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Article 44

Injunctions

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Article 45

Damages

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Article 46

Other Remedies

Jurisprudence

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Article 47

Right of Information

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Article 48

Indemnification of the Defendant

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Article 49

Administrative Procedures

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Article 50

Provisional Measures

Jurisprudence

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Article 51

Suspension of Release by Customs Authorities

Jurisprudence

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Article 52

Application      

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Article 53

Security or Equivalent Assurance

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Article 54

Notice of Suspension

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Article 55

Duration of Suspension

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Article 56

Indemnification of the Importer and of the Owner of the Goods

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Article 57

Right of Inspection and Information

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Article 58

Ex Officio Action

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Article 59

Remedies

Jurisprudence

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Article 60

De Minimis Imports

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Article 61

Criminal Procedures

Jurisprudence

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Article 62

Acquisition and Maintenance of Intellectual Property Rights and Related Inter-Partes Procedures

Jurisprudence

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Article 63

Transparency

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Practice

Article 64

Dispute Settlement

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Practice

Article 65

Transitional Arrangements

Jurisprudence

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Article 66

Least-Developed Country Members

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 67

Technical Cooperation

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Practice

Article 68

Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

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Practice

Article 69

International Cooperation

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Practice

Article 70

Protection of Existing Subject Matter

Jurisprudence

Practice

Article 71

Review and Amendment

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Practice

Article 72

Reservations

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Article 73

Security Exceptions

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