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Fundamental Public Interest Principles for International Intellectual Property Negotiations adopted

The latest news for Intellectual Property (IP) law this week concerns the adoption of the new Fundamental Public Interest Principles for International Intellectual Property Negotiations. The Principles were endorsed by researchers, students, and policy specialists from all over the world at the Third Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, which took place in Cape Town, South Africa. 

The Principles outline several basic issues that interest of the public. They warn negotiators to be mindful of the provisions of all intellectual property instruments and to define limitations and exceptions to rights that require regulation.

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