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Legal Texts

Provisions on IP from existing FTAs can be found below.

AUSFTA

Chile US FTA

Singapore US FTA

 

Negotiating Texts

 

New Zealand's proposed TPP IP Chapter draft, February 2011

Chile's TPP submission on IP chapter, February 2011

A Comparative Table of the US's draft TPP IP Chapter, as compared to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), compiled by Jimmy Koo of American University's Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (March 2011)

USTR proposed Transparency Chapter (Annex on Transparency and Procedural Fairness for Healthcare Technologies), June 2011

USTR proposed TBT Annexes on Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Products and Cosmetic Products, June 2011

USTR White Paper on "Enhanced Access to Medicines", September 2011

USTR proposed IPR Chapter, September 2011

Commentaries

Susy Frankel on possible IP requirements under the TPP

Washington College of Law Comparative Examination of TPP members' domestic IP law

Professor Sean Flynn's analysis of leaked chapter on Transparency and Procedural Fairness for Healthcare Technologies

Notes from Stakeholders Meeting with USTR on IP and pharmaceutical provisions (August 2011)

Oxfam Briefing Document on proposed TPPA pharmaceuticals chapter (August 2011)

Knowledge Economy International analysis on inconsistencies between the US draft IPR proposal and US law (August 30 2011)

Professor Sean Flynn's analysis of USTR IP White Paper (September 2011)

Medecins Sans Frontieres issue brief on draft chapters on IPR, pharmaceuticals (September 2011)

New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine analysis of TPP pharmaceutical provisions (September 2011)

Public Citizen's Comparison of the US draft IPR proposal to Australian law (August 2011)

Public Citizen's Comparison of the US draft IPR proposal to Malaysian law (September 2011)

Public Citizen's Comparison of the US draft IPR proposal to Peruvian law (October 2011)

Public Citizen's Complete Chart Comparison of the US draft IPR proposal to existing US-FTAs and the TRIPS agreement (December 2011)

"Public health and the promise of free trade", by Fergus and Alistair Woodward, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health (December 2011)

"The Alphabet Soup of Transborder Intellectual Property Enforcement", by Peter K. Yu, Drake Law Review Discourse (June 2012)

Statements and Submissions by Sectoral Lobbies and Groups

International IP Alliance submission to US hearings

Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) and Music Industry Piracy Investigations (MIPI) submission to Aust hearings

NZ Federation Against Copyright Theft submission to US hearings

US House of Representatives Open Letter to Barack Obama for stronger IPR rights (February 14 2011)

AFTINET and Public Health Association of Australia: TPPA proposals increase corporate rights, reduce access to affordable medicines (September 1 2011)

Malaysian civil society declaration on TPPA and access to medicines (September 6 2011)

Medecins Sans Frontieres: Access to Lifesaving Generic Medicines Threatened by US trade pact (September 8 2011)

National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices: NLARx Executive Director Warns International Trade Negotiations May Increase Prescription Drug Costs(September 9 2011)

National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices: NLARx TPP Stakeholder Presentation 1 (September 10 2011)

National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices: NLARx TPP Stakeholder Presentation 2
(September 10 2011)

Letter to USTR by 35 senators urging strong IPR protection of biologics in TPP (September 12 2011)

National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices: NLARx TPP Stakeholder Presentation at Lima Round
(October 23 2011)

AFTINET and Public Health Association of Australia: US Undermines Access to Medicines in Australia and Pacific (October 25 2011)

National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices: Statement on Leaked Transparency Text (October 25 2011)

Association of Salaried Medical Specialists: Prime Minister Needs to Come Clean on Drug Companies' Influence in Trade Negotiations;Alarm Bells Ringing
(October 25 2011)

InternetNZ warns against making easy trade-offs in the TPP
(November 10 2011)

TPP Business Association letter to Barack Obama on IPR protections in TPP (May 8 2012)

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