Information and knowledge are a real source of wealth in the new global economy. The WTO TRIPS agreement requires all Member States to guarantee a strong protection to all intellectual property, including confidential information. The era of free riders will be over forever. Will the new global order drop off the whole developing world from the information highway?

What´s it all about? The summary of a recent academic dissertation answers all FAQ´s. You can also contact the author, Dr. Mauri G. Gronroos, for more specific consultation and advice.