Abbreviations and Acronyms; List of Tables; Foreword by Prof. Peter Drahos; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Intellectual Property: Nature and Characteristics; 3. The Evolution of Intellectual Property Protection into the International Arena; 4. From TRIPS-Minus to TRIPs-Plus: Bilateralism, Regionalism and Multilateralism in the Making of Modern Intellectual Property Protection; 5. The Challenges and Transformation from TRIPS-Minus to TRIPs-Plus; 6. The Jordanian TRIPS-Plus Regime: Evolution and Development; 7. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.