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IV. Intergovernmental Organizations
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Volume XIV: Copyright and Industrial Property | Chapter 1 (1988): General Questions – The International Conventions

Completed in January 1987

Eugen Ulmer

A. The World Intellectual Property Organization

19. Development. – Of the intergovernmental organizations existing to secure the protection of intellectual property on a worldwide level, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the most significant. It is recognized as a…

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Eugen Ulmer, “IV. Intergovernmental Organizations”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 28 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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