On relationship between cultural diversity and intellectual property rights.Author(s): Ye Junjun, Zhang Shaohua
It is becoming a hot topic about the relationship between cultural diversity and intellectual property rights when human’s will of everlasting development conflicts with the trade profits brought about by IP trade. Intellectual property rights may prompt or hinder cultural diversity. trust of IPRS is main form which can harm cultural diversityï¼measures taken by cultural diversity convention probably violate WTO agreement, especially TRIPS, which must be amended if cultural diversity convention is to be implementedï¼the country can take some policies or measures to protect and prompt cultural diversity, including antitrustï¼quota, subsidy, controlling practices which have adverse effects on competition in the relevant market, cultural diversity exception. etc.