Sanford E. Gaines, Birgitte Egelund Olsen, Karsten Engsig Sørensen
1 Department of Law, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University2 Department of Law, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University
Comprising the technologies, brands, artistic expression, and so on, attached to goods and services, intellectual property (IP) is an omnipresent feature of modern trade movement. Given the geographical scope of the businesses and consumers that create and use IP to give their goods and services competitive advantage, the central question of how to regulate IP faces the WTO and EU equally. A selected comparison of the regulatory treatment of IP at the WTO- and EU-level provides the conversation for this chapter.
Liberalising Trade in the Eu and the Wto: A Legal Comparison, 2012, p. 412-439