The WTO Dispute Settlement System: a fall from grace - What happened?

12 December 2019

Since the establishment of the WTO, the promise was made that the world would finally have an effective system of enforcement for trade and IP law. Peter van den Bossche discusses the American boycott of the Dispute Settlement System (DSS) under the WTO, in light of the TRIPS Agreement, at the IGIR – IEEM IP Seminar in Macao.