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G8 Pushes Ahead With ACTA Negotiations

IP Watch reports on the role of intellectual property at the G8 meeting, including the commitment to push ahead with Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement negotiations. Full IP report here.

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July 10, 2009 2 comments Must Reads

G8 Pushes ACTA Completion By End of 2008

They may not want to tell anyone what the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement contains, but the G8 nations are willing to set a timeline for its completion.  In the final statement on IPRs today, the G8 leaders "encouraged the acceleration of negotiations to establish a new international legal framework, the Anti-Counterfeiting […]

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July 8, 2008 6 comments Must Reads

G8 Set To Adopt Maximalist IP Agenda

While climate change has dominated the discussion at the G8 meeting in Germany, the summit document includes an ambitious intellectual property agenda.  There is the usual talk linking stronger IP to greater innovation and the prospect of greater international IP cooperation and enforcement (as well as an IPR Task Force), yet also noteworthy is an agenda that responds to WIPO and OECD initiatives. 

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