A non-profit, non-partisan organization working to protect fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, which opposes patents and copyrights as a violation of freedom of speech.
Promotes awareness and understanding of intellectual property law and its contribution to economic and social welfare, through research to provide knowledge to industry, policy makers, professionals and the general public, in order to foster a legal, social and regulatory climate which supports an innovation-based economy.
Aims to identify patterns in recent NGO activity at CBD COP, FAO, WHO, WIPO, WTO. Focuses on public health and access to essential medicines, and agriculture, genetic resources. and traditional knowledge.
Not-for-profit corporation claiming to support the use of intellectual property as a tool for economic growth, particularly in developing countries. Promotes strong intellectual property regimes and intellectual property enforcement.