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Chile Considers Pulling out of TPP Because of US IP Demands

Reports from Chile indicate that it is considering pulling out of the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations due to the U.S. demands on intellectual property.

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May 11, 2012 Comments are Disabled News

USTR Ambassador “Offended” By TPP Transparency Concerns

USTR Ambassador Ron Kirk has responded to a letter signed by dozens of legal academics (I signed on) expressing concern with the lack of transparency associated with the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. Kirk says he is “strongly offended by the assertion that our process has been non-transparent and lacked public […]

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May 10, 2012 3 comments News

New Zealand Wants Canada Out of TPP

The New Zealand government is not supportive of Canada’s entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. The NZ concern reportedly involves supply management policies in Canada.

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May 8, 2012 1 comment News

Is the TPP Foundering?

Foreign Policy reports that the Trans Pacific Partnership may be foundering with growing opposition in countries such as Chile and Malaysia as well as exclusion of Canada, Mexico, and Japan.

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May 1, 2012 1 comment News

Why You Should Care About the TPP

Public Knowledge has created an excellent new website on the copyright implications of the Trans Pacific Partnership. I wrote about the TPP and Canadian copyright earlier this year (here and here).

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April 19, 2012 Comments are Disabled News