The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Developing Countries


  • Praphrut Chatprapachai


The development and advancement of economy in today’s world focuses on information-based technology. Therefore, an intellectual property right has played a major role as a protection of considerable interest of developed nations. As a result of initiation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the progression of an agreement for standards of trade-related intellectual property rights, backed up by tough measures from United States, system of intellectual property rights protection has been globalized. Nevertheless, developing countries have to encounter some problems with regard to enforcing and implementing westernized intellectual property rights law.

Author Biography

Praphrut Chatprapachai

Lecturer of Graduate School of Law, Assumption University. LL.B. (Thammasat), B.A. in Political Science, M.L.I. (University of Wisconsin-Madison), LL.M. (Cornell University), Thai Barrister at Law, Research Fellowship under Patronage of Government of Japan (Monbukagakusho) at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan