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Intellectual Property Index


The dataset of TRIPs-Plus provisions in preferential trade agreements (T+PTA) documents the existence of 90 types of intellectual property provisions in 126 agreements signed between 1991 and 2016. 

The codebook is available here. The dataset is available here.

If you use the T+TPA dataset, please cite Morin, JF and J Surbeck (2020) "Mapping the New Frontier of International IP Law: Introducing a TRIPs-plus DatasetWorld Trade Review 19(1): 109-122.

See also: Morin, JF and D. Thériault, 2019. Copyright Provisions in Trade Deals: A Bird's-eye View. CIGI Policy Brief no 149. and Morin, JF and D. Thériault, 2018, How Trade Deals Extend the Frontiers of International Patent Law, CIGI Papers no 199.