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TPP Opens Doors for the U.S. Services Sector

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed between the United States and 11 other countries on October 5, 2015. As the agreement undergoes approval by each member country, the TPP presents opportunities for the U.S. services sector, … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property Violation: A Hallmark of the Less Developed Economies

Guest blogger Chidinma Udezeh shares with us the limitations of the World Trade Organization’s agreement pertaining to intellectual property rights. Intellectual property is an important issue  for all of us as the creative ideas behind patents, music, movies, and literature reach beyond national borders much more easily. … Continue reading

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