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Human Rights and the WTOThe Case of Patents and Access to Medicines$

Holger Hestermeyer

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199552177

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552177.001.0001

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(p.308) ANNEX 3 WTO Disputes on the TRIPS Agreement

(p.308) ANNEX 3 WTO Disputes on the TRIPS Agreement

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Human Rights and the WTO
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Oxford University Press

(p.308) ANNEX 3 WTO Disputes on the TRIPS Agreement

Dispute

Request for Consultations

Date of Receipt of the Request for Consultation

IP Area

Resolution

Date

IP/D/1

Japan—Measures Concerning Sound Recordings

US

WT/DS28/1

09.02.96

Copyright

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS28/4

24.01.97

IP/D/2

Pakistan—Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products

US

WT/DS36/1

30.04.96

Patents

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS36/4

07.03.97

IP/D/3

Portugal—Patent Protection under the Industrial Property Act

US

WT/DS37/1

30.04.96

Patents

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS37/2 and Corr1

15.10.96

IP/D/4

Japan—Measures Concerning Sound Recordings

EC

WT/DS42/1

28.05.96

Copyright

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS42/4

7.11.97

IP/D/5

India—Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products

US

WT/DS50/1

US

WT/DS50/11

02.07.96

Patents

Appellate Body Report WT/DS50/AB/R

19.12.97

IP/D/6

Indonesia—Certain Measures Affecting the Automobile Industry

US

WT/DS59/1

08.10.96

Trademarks

Panel Report

WT/DS54/R

WT/DS55/R

WT/DS59/R

WT/DS64/R and Corr 2

02.07.98

IP/D/7

India—Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products

EC

WT/DS79/1

28.04.97

Patents

Panel Report WT/DS79/R

24.08.98

IP/D/8

Ireland—Measures Affecting the Grant of Copyright and Neighbouring Rights

US

WT/DS82/1

14.05.97

Copyright / Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS82/3

06.11.00

IP/D/9

Denmark—Measures Affecting the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

US

WT/DS83/1

14.05.97

Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS83/2

13.06.01

IP/D/10

Sweden—Measures Affecting the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

US

WT/DS86/1

28.05.97

Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS86/2

02.12.98

IP/D/11

Canada—Patent Protection of Pharmaceutical Products

EC

WT/DS114/1

19.12.97

Patents

Panel Report WT/DS114/R

17.03.00

IP/D/12

European Communities—Measures Affecting the Grant of Copyright and Neighbouring Rights

US

WT/DS115/1

06.01.98

Copyright / Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS115/3

06.11.00

IP/D/13

European Communities—Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Motion Pictures and Television Programmes

US

WT/DS124/1

30.04.98

Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS124/2

20.03.01

IP/D/14

Greece—Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Motion Pictures and Television Programmes

US

WT/DS125/1

04.05.98

Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS125/2

20.03.01

IP/D/15

European Communities—Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical and Agricultural Chemical Products

Canada WT/DS153/1

02.12.98

Patents

Pending consultations

IP/D/16

United States—Section 110(5) of US Copyright Act

EC

WT/DS160/1

26.01.99

Copyright

Panel Report WT/DS160/R

15.06.00

IP/D/17

Canada—Term of Patent Protection

US

WT/DS170/1

06.05.99

Patents

Appellate Body Report WT/DS170/AB/R

18.09.00

IP/D/18

Argentina—Patent Protection for Pharmaceuticals and Test Data Protection for Agricultural Chemicals

US

WT/DS171/1

06.05.99

Patents / Industrial Designs

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS171/3

31.05.02

IP/D/19

European Communities—Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs

US

WT/DS174/1 and

WT/DS174/1/Add.1

01.06.99

04.04.03

Trademarks / Geographical Indications

Panel Report WT/DS174/R

20.04.05

IP/D/20

United States—Section 211 Omnibus Appropriations Act of 1998

EC

WT/DS176/1

08.07.99

Trademarks / Enforcement

Appellate Body Report WT/DS176/AB/R

02.01.02

IP/D/21

United States—Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 and Amendments thereto

EC

WT/DS186/1

12.01.00

Enforcement

Pending consultations

IP/D/22

Argentina—Certain Measures on the Protection of Patents and Test Data

US

WT/DS196/1

30.05.00

Patents / Test data / Enforcement

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS196/4

31.05.02

IP/D/23

Brazil—Measures Affecting Patent Protection

US

WT/DS199/1

30.05.00

Patents

Mutually Agreed Solution WT/DS199/4

05.07.01

IP/D/24

United States—US Patents Code

Brazil WT/DS224/1

31.01.01

Patents

Pending consultations

IP/D/25

European Communities—Protection of Trademarks and Geographical Indications for Agricultural Products and Foodstuffs

Australia WT/DS290/1

17.04.03

Trademarks / Geographical Indications

Panel Report WT/DS290/R

20.04.05

The names of cases relevant to patent law are shown in bold italics.

The IP dispute numbers of pending cases are shown in bold italics.

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(p.311) Sources

  • Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases, WT/DS/OV/21 (30 June 2004)

  • Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases, WT/DS/OV/23 (7 April 2005)

  • Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases, WT/DS/OV/24 (15 June 2005)

  • Update of WTO Dispute Settlement Cases, WT/DS/OV/27 (9 June 2006)

  • Dispute Settlement Body, Annual Report (2003) Addendum. Overview of the States of Play of WTO Disputes, WT/DSB/35/Add.1 (5 December 2003)

  • The identification of the IP area has been taken from Dara Williams, ‘Developing TRIPS Jurisprudence. The First Six Years and Beyond” (2001) 4 J World Intell Prop 177