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GENERAL ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION AT VOTE

Repeal "Foreign Patent Recognition"

A resolution to repeal previously passed legislation.
 

Category: Repeal

Resolution: GA#347

Proposed by: Wallenburg

Description: WA General Assembly Resolution #347: Foreign Patent Recognition (Category: Free Trade; Strength: Mild) shall be struck out and rendered null and void.

Argument: Recognizing the utility of patents to many member states;

Encouraging well-reasoned legislation on the issue of patent rights and intellectual property;

Noting that GA #347 provides insufficient framework to prevent private entities and states from filing patents to block technological and scientific development in other nations, even if they have no interest in the technologies they patent;

Regretting that the target resolution allows patent holders to severely restrict use and availability of vital pharmaceutical products, thereby extending the suffering of citizens in many member nations who cannot afford to purchase exclusively patented medicines;

Noticing that GA #347 leaves many less advanced member states and their inhabitants to suffer the loss of their intellectual rights to more advanced member states and their inhabitants;

Concerned that, in order to enforce their patents abroad, patent holders must divulge the specifications of their technology, even if said technology's secrecy is a matter of crucial security;

Unconvinced that the ten-year minimum for foreign patent recognition set in clause four (4) is anything but an arbitrarily set number, with no absolutely consideration for the varying value of time on different member nations;

Aware that the concept of a patent is foreign to many member states' economic philosophies or ideologies, and may run entirely contrary to those of several member states;

Worried that GA #347 effectively forces nations without a patent system to adopt one, without recognizing the effects patents may have on their economic model or their ideological rights;

Disappointed that this resolution seeks to impose national law beyond its jurisdiction into other nations, compelling nations to recognize the legal power of patent agreements made in foreign nations;

Ultimately convinced that GAR #347 needlessly reduces economic freedoms and limits property rights;

The World Assembly hereby repeals General Assembly Resolution #347, "Foreign Patent Recognition".

Co-authored by Caracasus.

Votes For: 9,528: Lord Ravenclaw (1075), Elegarth (478), Mousebumples (440), Tsunamy (438), Todd McCloud (327), Westnesia (301), Solorni (154), The Salaxalans (112), Vancouvia (108), Ceapoyce (105), Mikeswill (102), Skothafjordur (94), BearNation (82), Acario (62), A Unified Earth (51), Drifting Colonys of Aaron (47), Parkplace (45), Kaiser Adolf (44), Kronomia (42), Atealia (42), WikiPlay (42), MomoCarlile (41), Imperial Eagle (39), Eldrahar (39), NewTexas (38), The German Democratic Reich (38), Ainin (37), Ascoobis (35), Ransium (34), Occoron (33), Eluvatar (28), Omiliter Obre Islands (25), Taprobana (24), Topid (24), Cosmosplosion (21), Bernie Nation (19), Portugal and Brazil and Algarves (19), Vavax (17), King Rankmore (16), Lamebrainia (16), Caffeine Addicts (15), United Christian (14), Beazlend (14), March of maedhros (14), Pantorrum (14), Ryanvillle (14), Keralia (13), NovaTora (13), Westinridge (12), Sanguinius the Angel (12), Tyrnica (12), Metcalfe (12), Eristia (12), Universal Socialism (12), The Germanic European Empire (11), Europe and Oceania (10), The SAPPHIROS Islands (10), Enchanted Kingdom of Oasis (10), The Derrak Quadrant (10), West-East Timor (9), Hyderbourg (9), Frenequesta (8), Parlmone (8), Neu Tyrol (8), Talkistan (8), Liecthenbourg (8), Aspergards (8), Freidenkreich (8), Mushcap (8), Jean-Luc Picardia (8), Franckley (8), Vichtander (8), Little Tralfamadore (8), Arioslavia (7), Sanders Centre (7), Leytra Incorporated (7), Baptized Believers (7), Otaku Stratus (7), Bloodstone Kay (7), Vrnallia (7), Foxilan (7), United States Of Devonta (7), Cu Mara (7), The Fing Motherland (6), Dinaris (6), The Central Shadow Nation (6), Galiagolach (6), U n i t y (6), Ovisia (6), Socialist Cantons (6), Le Tesoro (6), Communist Volkstrad (6), United German Regions (6), Chronergstin (6), Gallade (6), Greudan (6), Arumdaum (6), Pontas (6), WaffenBrightonburg (6), Voga (6), AriVale (5), Onobannia (5), Popularis Republicae Libri Cameroon (5), Lacast (5), 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The United Michigan (3), New Finnish Karelia (3), New Quanta (3), Estashio (3), Wallenburg (3), Cielo Lista (3), Montesardo-East Adanzi (3), Esperantujo 2 (2), Kerenavia (2), The Peoples Anarchic Antarctic (2), Western Anlantis (2), Goositania (2), Tunaasia (2), Wolfhawk (2), Magical Dank Nerds (2), Kavlonka (2), Vestusia (2), Nuevo Meshiko (2), Kaspinia (2), Zandalari (2), Alstin (2), Bir Tawil and Hala-ib (2), Lothnir (2), The Archiepelago (2), Osaginado (2), De Dreamland (2), Climalite (2), Caesarean (2), Parotin (2), Smurfey (2), The Original Thirteen (2), Old HampshireVille (2), Kimian (2), Calcaterra (2), American Disorganized States (2), Axetulan (2), Dicko (2), The Libertarian State of Freedom (2), Grand Talalay (2), Absolutus (2), Feeldog United (2), New Orangeville (2), Opyros (2), Buffalonium (2), North Cthonia (2), Transcendonia (2), Treefell (2), Nowleyhon (2), Free States of Canada (2), Of Freiland (2), Clasterin (2), Territory of the Wild Hunt (2), Mile (2), The United 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Votes Against: 5,576: Louisistan (572), Aleisyr (534), Imperium Anglorum (252), Cormactopia II (158), Libetarian Republics (146), British Fascist Empire (87), The Kerguelen Archipelago (75), Topsail Empire (45), Independent Federation of Croatia (38), RunDown (35), Noladea (35), The rouge Christmas state (32), Ten Cities (31), The City-States of Kataria (30), Merlinton (29), Qandaristania (27), Sciongrad (26), Republic of Tacos (23), Jamaker (20), Hydroponic Nation (20), Arkotania (19), Latvian Spartopiee (17), Ancient Free and Accepted Masons (16), Icares (15), Vetega (15), Walgreens (14), The Republic of Llamas (14), Voik (14), Holy Anri Thearchy (14), Excidium Planetis (13), The Sheika (13), Christian Democrats (13), Timmii3 (13), Muzztopia (12), The Eternal Kawaii (12), Constantine Lambros (12), Federation of Macika (12), The Peoples Republic of Pacifica (11), Grarrgtopia (11), Worsia (10), Spainard (10), Malson (10), Auremena (10), The Voltarum (9), New Nationale Einheit (9), Turbltz (9), The Mormon Confederacy (9), Lamoni (9), Exaequatio (8), Byrd Land (8), Commandant2 (8), Hatay (7), North Sparta (7), Egnatia (7), Sutrasante (7), Latanst (7), Draconae (7), Keharra (6), Crisisies (6), Salvostella (6), The Ancient World (6), Astro-Tech corporation (6), Alozia (5), Burgundarholmr (5), Bastetopia (5), Allinburg (5), Sangwich- (5), Rzeczpospolita Krakowska (5), The Akasha Colony (5), Skin Nation The Second (5), Afsharid Persia (5), Second Kievan Rus (5), Wabacha (5), Alexander Kurtis (5), Timwopo (5), Spanish Micronesia (5), Elksland (5), Sentinelstan (5), National Provinces (5), Chemung (5), Clandges (5), Augusticinia (5), Golanchia (5), The Lost City of Oz (5), Smertonosnyy (5), Drobetha (4), Overlord69 (4), Louisadam (4), Faunhaven (4), Dvaistic republic of Serbia (4), Abdoa (4), Juliejayne (4), SMUDZLANDIA (4), The Hyfire Imperium (4), Franconia Empire (4), Has Science Gone Too Far (4), Berkir (4), Ecclestia (4), Grofazland (4), VietMinhGiap (4), Wenglia (4), Stormriven (4), Wrapper (4), CyberTechnologies Corporation (4), Assiniboia and the Antillies (4), Parakka (4), Death of the Light (3), Storyne (3), Bad Defence (3), Herbandua (3), UnderSurfaceworld (3), HUElavia (3), Usual People In Life (3), The Kingdom of Unstability (3), Elkish (3), Leaf Erexon (3), NeoNeoTrantor (3), Dagnia (3), Sanoat (3), British Liberadzulansticcurp (3), Tyronian Socialist State (3), Moohagu (3), Carolina Alliance (3), Merchpolis (3), The Lleyn Peninsula (3), Stalreith (3), Odazdan (3), Thama (3), The Turkish State (3), Aeternabilis (3), Unified Ceres Government (3), Clemsonaea (3), Pranciana (3), Boakstia (2), Slovanske Zeme (2), Lacmhacarh (2), Republic of Gardner (2), Kingsley Bedford (2), Olsain (2), Czerzkovania (2), The Former Alpine Nations (2), The South Islands Of Britain (2), Altoes (2), Josepania (2), Serbia and Montengro (2), Crackline (2), HolyNus (2), Knootoss (2), West Streitland (2), Colandane (2), New Kasnea (2), Oulton (2), East Pomplemoose (2), Social Democratic Unions (2), Kinkerland (2), United Dependencies (2), Jeeku (2), DA tEMmiE naTiON (2), The New Great Britian (2), Veldia (2), Crystal Palais (2), LMF (2), Raricardia (2), Xadufell (2), Albamarl (2), Mark McGowan (2), Sagyejeol (2), Ordesean Empire (2), Nihon-Ha (2), Serica-Gens (2), Aurorae Sinus (2), United Nation Space Colonies (2), EpsilonAlpha (2), Vickkan (2), Pollor (2), Eggerhexe (2), Lordofsummer (2), Palsada (2), The Johnoian Empire (2), Clanc43 (2), Frigidopia (2), Vashty (2), The United Provinces of United Freedom (2), Butursnurt (2), Garralia (2), Liberated American Provinces (2), Illistia (2), United Peoples Entente (2), Plann Andramplooviad (2), DankestMeme (2), Kandamia (2), Etoile Arcture (2), Posatonia (2), Peoples Republic of Potatoes (2), Steelers0525 (2), Ozzast (2), Mar (2), Northi Arabia (2), Alexandria-Prussia (2), Tabrinth (2), Belique (2), KITAY (2), Perrytopia (2), Hakun a vand (2), The Nungfienrt Dukedom (2), The Smith Protectorate (2), Arbitrary Humans (2), New Aryan Nation 0002 (2), Bakarussian (2), Lesbatopia (2), Efrein (2), Belgaam (2), The Reunited Provinces Of Nofa (2), and (2,480) individual WA member nations.

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