By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk
This quantity beneficial properties 5 chapters on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian point of view. those contain: info and communications know-how for improvement, copyright and comparative enterprise versions in tune, unfastened and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medicinal drugs, and the function of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom across the world and locally. deals an summary of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic ways in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate internationally. Nagla E. Rizk is affiliate Professor and Chair of the Economics division on the American collage in Cairo. Lea Shaver is an affiliate study pupil and Lecturer in legislations at Yale legislation institution. Her examine pursuits contain highbrow estate, human rights, and web law. This quantity positive factors 5 chapters on present matters dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian point of view. those contain: info and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative enterprise versions in song, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to drugs, and the function of the Egyptian executive in selling entry to wisdom across the world and locally. bargains an outline of the demanding situations and possibilities in selling entry to wisdom and combines either theoretical and pragmatic ways in facing highbrow estate and innovation estate internationally. "This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners drawn to fiscal improvement, cultural construction and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington collage "This e-book is a vital contribution to improving a nuanced, contextually acutely aware view of entry to wisdom and international wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislations School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to monetary improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University
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The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), established after the Tunis part of the summit, would prove a useful vehicle for developing countries and civil society to continue advancing some of these priorities. After the success of their mobilization in the WSIS context, and the campaign on patents and access to medicines at the WTO, developing countries realized that their reform efforts needed to include WIPO, the other major pillar of the international IP architecture. In effect, developed countries were already advancing a number of proposals at WIPO, such as the Substantive Patent Law Treaty (SPLT), to further harmonize IP laws beyond the TRIPS Agreement.
The African Group at the WTO played a key role in raising the issue of public health at the TRIPS Council. Along with India and Brazil and a number of other developing countries, the African Group was instrumental in the negotiations leading to the Doha Declaration. Egypt played an active role in these negotiations through its membership of the African Group, and was supportive of the Group’s effort to reach a satisfactory outcome. Of particular concern to Egypt was that the outcome of these efforts be broadly applicable to a wide spectrum of public health concerns.
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Access to Knowledge in Egypt: New Research in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development by Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk