Turning points in multilateral trade negotiations on intellectual property

Crump, Larry and Druckman, Daniel (2011) Turning points in multilateral trade negotiations on intellectual property. In: 24th Annual International Association for Conflict Management Conference (IACM 2011) , 3-6 Jul 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Abstract

Detailed chronologies of events that transpired during the discussion of intellectual property issues (TRIPS) in the GATT Uruguay Round and prior to and during the WTO Doha Ministerial are used to trace the unfolding negotiation processes through time. Of particular interest are departures from earlier trends in the chronologies. A departure is defined as a clear and self evident change from earlier events or patterns in the form of an impactful
decision taken by one or more parties. By coding the causes (precipitants) and effects (consequences) of the departures, we perform a turning points analysis. These three-part sequences reveal the triggers and impacts of departures during the extended TRIPS negotiation process. The analyses will allow a comparison of the patterns that unfolded during the two phases of TRIPS negotiations. This
comparison will highlight the breakthroughs that occurred during the Uruguay Round and the crises that emerged later, prior to and during the Doha Ministerial. It will also have implications more generally for the way that comparative analyses of international negotiation are performed.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2013 23:11
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 04:36
Uncontrolled Keywords: intellectual property rights; copyright; policy; departures; GATT Uruguay round; international trade negotiation; WTO Doha ministerial
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180115 Intellectual Property Law
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1702 Cognitive Sciences > 170202 Decision Making
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9103 International Trade > 910301 International Agreements on Trade
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21432

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