Minutes - TRIPS Council Special Session - View details of the intervention/statement

Ambassador Eui-yong Chung (Korea)
European Union
C.3.b.ii Costs
90. The representative of the European Communities wondered whether the joint proposal for an on-line database implied that national authorities would be obliged to refer to the database when they made a determination under their national laws, and whether the name on the database would have to be translated into the official national language, e.g., Malay. It seemed to his delegation that translation into national languages was an issue common to all the proposals tabled.