The law in Costa Rica that decriminalizes the business of photocopying disrupts the foundations of intellectual property rights, with the only justification for accessing protected property being the lack of economic means.
The first paragraph of the preamble to draft law No.
The Legislative is moving forward a bill that will decriminalize the business of photocopying of books, on the basis of academic needs.
The aim of the "Law to protect the right to education against the excesses of intellectual property law" is to prevent owners of photocopying businesses from being affected by the secondary legislation of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States on intellectual property protection.
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