Will TRIPS impede a Doha deal?

Inside U.S. Trade reports that Brazil and India are sponsoring an amendment to the TRIPS agreement to bring it into conformity with the UN Convention on Biological Diversity by requiring disclosure of the origin of inventions derived from biological sources. It’s possible that India might tie this issue to market access in the Doha negotiations.

1 thought on “Will TRIPS impede a Doha deal?

  1. ivan

    It would be a shame if a treaty to simplify the collection of royalties by big business would impede a deal about free trade, wouldn’t it?

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