Birchenough, Tom
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/18/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 10, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the refusal of the World Trade Organization to accept Russia at its summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The main reason for the action of the organization is its concern about the lack of protection of intellectual property in the country. The organization is also aware of the prevalence of piracy in the country. The country's minister for trade German Gref even admits that the resolution of the issue will take several years.


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