Using SDGs to Leverage National Intellectual Property Strategies

Centre for International Governance Innovation,
18 Septiembre 2019, Canada

IP rights are often presented as a contentious issue in the development discourse. Some view strong IP rights as an obstacle to domestic development by creating barriers to the use of intangible resources on favourable terms. Others view IP rights as a means to foster growth in domestic industries, encourage innovation and protect foreign firms in high-infringement jurisdictions.