1.1 Intellectual property, very broadly, means the legal rights which result from intellectual
activity in the industrial, scientific, literary and artistic fields. Countries have laws to protect
intellectual property for two main reasons. One is to give statutory expression to the moral and
economic rights of creators in their creations and the rights of the public in access to those
Trends of globalisation, the integration of markets and the rise of the Internet economy have made that violations of intellectual property rights (IPRs), such as counterfeiting or Internet piracy, have become more widespread. While there is no shortage of estimates of the scale and impacts of these infringements, there is little consensus on their accuracy or reliability. In absence of a robust evidence base, it is difficult to debate the effectiveness of government efforts to regulate IPRs or address the impacts of infringements....
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