Gurry highlights “paralysed” IP policy
Attempts to keep IP policy in line with changing technology have been “paralysed” by differences between developing and developed countries, said Francis Gurry on Monday
The WIPO director general was addressing the Interamerican
Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) at the
organisations 17th Congress, which is being
held this week in Lima, Peru.
Protecting IP in the digital age is a key area of concern
for Gurry, who said that piracy is a structural problem
related to the transition of the model to digital forms and the
internet, which must be solved by global reflection and
Gurry said that international cooperation has become
difficult for three reasons: 1) Governments have become so
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