This page is a companion to our Multilateral Matters series of blog posts by Wend Wendland. Multilateral Matters addresses international developments related to intellectual property, innovation, development and public policy. This page provides a non-exhaustive selection of updates, additional readings and new relevant documents as they come out. So far, the following blog posts were published in the series:
- Multilateral Matters #1: Archiving Positive Outcomes in International Intellectual Property Negotiations
- Multilateral Matters #2: Biopiracy in the high seas? Countries launch negotiation towards a new international legally binding instrument on marine genetic resources in areas beyond national jurisdiction (Part One)
- Multilateral Matters #3: Copyrighting Culture? Challenges and opportunities regarding the international protection of traditional cultural expressions.
Additional readings and relevant documents
Wend Wendland, ‘International Negotiations at WIPO on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions: Analysis of the Process So Far and Thoughts on Possible Future Directions’ (2018) 114 Intellectual Property Forum 31