Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in Investor-State Arbitration: Underlying Challenges and Perspectives
Keywords:intellectual property rights, intellectual property disputes, IPRs holders, investment arbitration, bilateral investment treaties, foreign investment
This article provides an analysis of existing international mechanisms for protecting intellectual property rights and concludes whether investment arbitration can be an effective forum for resolving intellectual property disputes. It focuses on an examination of the scope of intellectual property rights protection by bilateral investment agreements, as well as the specifics of the investment dispute resolution procedure. In addition, the analysis includes an assessment of the territoriality principle of intellectual property rights and its application in Ukrainian law, as well as an examination of international investment treaties concluded with Ukraine to determine the scope of protection afforded to intellectual property.
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