KEI reports on recent discussions with U.S. government officials which suggest that the USTR believes it can ignore the plain language of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement by relying on Article 1.2, which provides that “Each Party shall be free to determine the appropriate method of implementing the provisions of this […]
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IP Watch reports that an Indian government official has acknowledged that India was not asked to participate in the ACTA negotiations and that it is concerned that the text is out of sync with international law.
Andrew Christie, John Davidson, and Fiona Rotstein examine whether the private copying levy is consistent with Canada's treaty obligations. Their conclusion? Canada may be in violation of its obligations under the Rome Convention and TRIPs. Moreover, it would be in violation of the WIPO Internet Treaties (WPPT) if that treaty […]
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