Resolution Expressing EALA’s Unequivocal Support for an Extension of the Transition Period under Article 66.1 of Trips Agreement for Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

Resolution Expressing EALA’s Unequivocal Support for an Extension of the Transition Period under Article 66.1 of Trips Agreement for Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

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REAFFIRMING THAT Article 66.1 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the “TRIPS Agreement”) accorded Least Developed Country Members a ten-year exemption from most obligations under the TRIPS Agreement in view of the special needs and requirements of the Least Developed Country Members, their economic, financial and administrative constraints and their need for flexibility to create a viable technological base.