Interrelationship between IPR and Human Rights. IPR are legal rights granted by governments to encourage innovation and creative output by ensuring that creators reap the benefits of their inventions or works. Arguably, the most significant area in the IPR-human rights relationship is the governmentâs power to issue compulsory licence to prevent the shortage of essential products, such as pharmaceuticals. This report provides background on intellectual property rights (IPR) and discusses the role of U.S. international trade policy in enhancing IPR protection and enforcement abroad. Introduction to Intellectual Property Rights. Abstract. (3) The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: âEveryone has the right to the protection and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary, or artistic production of which he is the author.â (Article 27) The 1948 Declaration clearly asserts that the right to intellectual property protection is a human â¦ Debadyuti Banerjee. Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect. The debate was sparked at the end of the 1990s with the adoption of resolutions by several international bodies and since then, the literature on the topic has grown. The present work offers a taxonomy that organizes the interactions between human rights and intellectual property. The discourse on the interface between intellectual property rights (IPR) and human rights is relatively recent. The most well-known types are copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets.The modern concept of intellectual property developed in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) have become ubiquitous in the current debate and have emerged as the key issue of global innovation policy. The World Conference on Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights is an attempt to discuss various aspects of Human Rights and Intellectual Property Rights and their Interrelationship. The international policy debate on the intellectual property rights of indigenous peoples has advanced from the question of whether indigenous knowledge should be protected to a consideration of how to protect it. Human Rights law and Intellectual Property Rights law both two different sets of â¦ There are many types of intellectual property, and some countries recognize more than others. The key themes in this article are the debate over whether creations of the intellect are the sole preserve of the creators or â¦ 2000/7 on âIntellectual Property Rights and Human Rightsâ containing a trenchant critique of TRIPS. This article introduces the reader to the IPR or the Intellectual Property Rights Regime.