International Law Blog, Kamil Idris

Idris is a Sudanese statesman who is working on international law to make World Intellectual Property Day something that many participate in. Intellectual property is worth the effort it is. Copyrights, patents, industrial designs or trademarks are about the big issues, such as how to prevent global warming. With the state of the intellectual property rules now, new technologies come out to take care of world problems. World Intellectual Property Day is celebrating the gigantic powers of human creativity, as well as intellectual property rights that help build technology designed to change the world. Humans have been driven to invent since the invention of the wheel.

Kamil Idris has a Bachelor’s of Law, or an LLB, from Khartoum University, Sudan. He also has a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Political Science and Economic Theories from Cairo University, Egypt. His master’s degree is in International Law and International Affairs from Ohio University, a school found in the United States. His doctorate is in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies, the University of Geneva, Switzerland. The Franklin Pierce Law Center from the United States awarded Kamil Idris with an honorary doctorate of laws in 1999. His other honorary doctorate comes from Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2005, India.

Idris reminds us that the Internet and computers, in general, have had a huge impact on the creating, protecting, and use of intellectual properties. Intellectual property by any one person in any country can cause prosperity to flow, as a fast-growing law field worldwide. Along with the Internet, came unexpected advances in math and science during this century. Kamil Idris is the Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization. Intellectual property used to be a field to be legal and technical but evolves to the point of being a focus of attention of national policy agendas in different countries. Intellectual property can also encompass technology transfer and training methods. The WIPO knows that copying copyright works such as those in film, or television or music, leads to necessary enforcement mechanisms that will be called into use, intellectual property is that important.

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