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By Lea Shaver, Nagla Rizk

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This quantity beneficial properties 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian viewpoint. those comprise: details and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company types in tune, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to drugs, and the function of the Egyptian govt 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 methods 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 examine pupil and Lecturer in legislation at Yale legislation institution. Her examine pursuits contain highbrow estate, human rights, and web law.  This quantity beneficial properties 5 chapters on present concerns dealing with highbrow estate, innovation and improvement coverage from the Egyptian point of view. those contain: details and communications expertise for improvement, copyright and comparative company versions in track, loose and open resource software program, patent reform and entry to medications, and the position of the Egyptian govt in selling entry to wisdom the world over and regionally. deals 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 creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington college "This e-book is a vital contribution to recuperating a nuanced, contextually conscious view of entry to wisdom and worldwide wisdom governance"—Yochaie Benkler, Harvard legislation School"This is a 'must learn' for students and practioners attracted to fiscal improvement, cultural creation and entry to knowledge"—Susan promote, George Washington University  

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Pdf. Boyle, James. 2003. The Second Enclosure Movement and the Construction of the Public Domain. Law and Contemporary Problems, vol. 66, pp. 33-74. http://ssrn. com/abstract=470983. Boyle, James. 1997. A Politics of Intellectual Property: Environmentalism for the Net? Duke Law Journal, vol. 47, pp. 87-116. htm#N_1_. Castells, Manuel. 1996. The Rise of the Network Society. Blackwell Pub. Chon, Margaret. 2006. Intellectual Property and the Development Divide. Cardozo Law Review, vol. 27, pp. 2821-2912.

15 April 1994. htm#TRIPs. indb 15 12/12/09 9:43:00 PM 16 CHAPTER TWO Egypt’s Role in the A2K Movement: An Analysis of Positions and Policies Ahmed Abdel Latif* The past two decades have witnessed a vibrant global debate on the effects of intellectual property rules on public policy objectives and development. The access to knowledge (A2K) movement emerged from these debates, and as noted in the previous chapter, Egypt is one of the key developing countries which have contributed to its formation.

When the US, the EU and Japan pressed toward the conclusion of an agreement of a broader scope, developing countries tried to resist such attempts. Unsuccessful, they then worked toward integrating some of their main concerns and priorities in the agreement under negotiation. In 1990, Egypt joined a number of developing countries – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, India, Nigeria, Peru, Tanzania and Uruguay – in submitting a developing countries’ draft text proposal for the IP agreement then under negotiation (Drahos 2002).

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