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Canada’s Position on a WIPO Treaty for the Blind

Russell McOrmond examines the evidence on whether Canada is trying to block a WIPO Treaty for the Blind. His review includes an MP3 of a talk at WIPO by Doug George, DFAIT's director on IP and Canads's lead ACTA negotiator.

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July 20, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Foreign Affairs Posts ACTA Consultation Responses

The Department of Foreign Affairs has posted nearly 20 responses it received to the 2008 consultation on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  I posted the internal report on all the responses, obtained under Access to Information, earlier this year.

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June 2, 2009 1 comment Must Reads

Better Late Than Never

The Department of Foreign Affairs has sent requests to people who submitted comments on the first ACTA consultation to ask their permission to post their comments online.  I previously posted the summary of those comments obtained under ATIP.

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April 30, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Foreign Affairs Posts Summary of ACTA Consultation Meeting

The Department of Foreign Affairs has posted a good summary of the recent ACTA consultation meeting. The powerpoint from the meeting is here.  My posts following the meeting are here, here, here, here, and here.

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April 17, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

DFAIT Posts ACTA Presentation

The Department of Foreign Affairs has now posted its presentation from earlier this week on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.  I posted commentary on the meeting in five brief postings (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).

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April 8, 2009 Comments are Disabled Must Reads