عنوان مقاله [English]
Technology Transfer in Petroleum Buy-back Contracts and the Impact of WTO Regulations on Those Contracts
In this article, we tried to identify mechanisms of technology transfer and their legal basis in buy-back contracts. Then, analyze the effect of WTO regulations on those contracts. In addition, answer these questions: what are legal mechanisms of technology transfer in buy-back contracts? What are the effects of acceptance of WTO rules on technology transfer policies in buy-back contracts and their legal basis? And finally, what are the solutions to keep current policies? We conclude that Iran should use the legal space within the WTO framework and limit its obligations and use exceptions of patent.