Trips Agreement Preamble

Recognising the fundamental public policy objectives of national IP protection systems, including development and technology objectives; In an effort to reduce distortions and barriers to international trade and to take into account the need to promote effective and adequate protection of intellectual property rights and to ensure that measures and procedures to enforce intellectual property rights do not themselves become barriers to legitimate trade; 2. Civil and administrative procedures and remedies The TRIPS agreement is Annex 1C of the agreement establishing the World Trade Organization in Marrakech, signed on 15 April 1994 in Marrakech, Morocco. (b) the provision of appropriate standards and principles regarding the availability, scope and use of trade-related intellectual property rights; Stressing the importance of easing tensions by making enhanced commitments to resolve intellectual property disputes over trade through multilateral procedures, 6. topographies of integrated circuits 8. control of anti-competitive practices in contractual licences, recognizing that intellectual property rights are private rights; concerned with establishing a relationship of mutual support between the WTO and the World Intellectual Property Organization (called WIPO in this agreement) and other relevant international organizations; (c) the establishment of effective and appropriate means to enforce trade-related intellectual property rights, taking into account differences between national legal systems; (d) The implementation of effective and timely procedures for the prevention and multilateral settlement of disputes between governments; and PREAMBLE to the agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights, which also recognises the specific needs of the least developed countries in terms of maximum flexibility in the national implementation of laws and regulations, in order to enable them to create a strong and sustainable technological base;