The Commission's tasks were to consider:
- how national IPR regimes could best be designed to benefit developing countries within the context of international agreements, including TRIPS;
- how the international framework of rules and agreements might be improved and developed — for instance in the area of traditional knowledge — and the relationship between IPR rules and regimes covering access to genetic resources;
- the broader policy framework needed to complement intellectual property regimes including for instance controlling anti-competitive practices through competition policy and law.
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