CleanTech Update: Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Issues

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The world will not be able to mitigate the impact of climate change without advanced clean technologies. Although technology is not the only solution, it is a critical element in the fight against climate change. Technology transfer and intellectual property issues have captured the world’s attention at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations in Copenhagen. However, a legally binding agreement on climate change will almost certainly be delayed until at least 2010—in part because of the failure to agree on technology transfer and intellectual property issues.

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Published In: Environmental Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, International Trade Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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