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LAW 7278 - International Intellectual Property Law - Gervais: Research Basics

Research Source Progression

The number of authority levels, i.e. a multinational treaty, a regional authority if it exists, national laws, regulations, and conflicts of laws, add layers of complexity to any International IP research project. It helps to first obtain a firm grasp on how the system affecting your research question functions. (See also, Detailed Research Tutorial).


Secondary sources should be consulted early in the process. A suggested progression is set out below:

Research Source Progression IIP Law

Detailed Research Tutorial

This detailed handout will guide you as you do research for your IIP Seminar paper.

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