Abstract

During the negotiations and after the accession China has started a massive process of amendment of its domestic laws and regulations regarding all the sectors covered by WTO rules. As any new member of the WTO, China needed to reform the main sectors of its legislation on: trade in goods, trade in services, trade-related intellectual property rights and to start to deeply apply the more general WTO transparency principle. The paper analyses in particular the TRIPs implementation in China.
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Paolo Davide Farah
Founder, President and Director

‍Professor Paolo Davide Farah is Founder, President and Director of gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives forSustainable Development, Associate Professor(with tenure) at West Virginia University, Eberly College of Arts and Sciences,John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy and Politics, Department of Public Administration and “Internationally Renowned Professor/Distinguished Professor of Law” (Full Professor level) at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), Law School,Beijing, China.

Elena Cima
Research Associate

Summary

During the negotiations and after the accession China has started a massive process of amendment of its domestic laws and regulations regarding all the sectors covered by WTO rules. As any new member of the WTO, China needed to reform the main sectors of its legislation on: trade in goods, trade in services, trade-related intellectual property rights and to start to deeply apply the more general WTO transparency principle. The paper analyses in particular the TRIPs implementation in China.

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