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Testimony Prepared for the USTR Hearing on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Source: Infojustice

May 28,2013

This submission is made in my personal capacity.

The central point of this submission is that the TTIP negotiation should exclude intellectual property issues. 1,716 more words

IP Rights

Investors’ IP Rights Unbound: The Danger of Investment Clauses to Access to Medicines

Source: Equlibri

Prof, Brook K. Baker 24th April,2013

Although access to medicines activists have been wise to focus our attention intently on convincing low- and middle-income countries to adopt and use all possible TRIPS-compliant flexibilities and to oppose the TRIPS-plus IP chapters in free trade agreements, we have neglected to interrogate another chapter in free trade agreements and bilateral investment treaties that perhaps pose an even greater threat to our collective access to medicines – investment chapters 2,079 more words

EU-India FTA

Press Release issued jointly by Industry and Civil Society urging India to reconsider signing India-EU FTA



 New Delhi, 12 April 2013: On the eve of the upcoming ministerial level meeting between Indian Commerce Minister Mr. 753 more words

EU-India FTA

Attack on affordable medicines continues in EU-India trade negotiations

Health groups rally in Delhi as protests spread across the developing world.

10 April, 2013, New Delhi­- Thousands of people living with HIV, cancer patient groups & public health activists rallied on the streets of Delhi today calling on the Indian government to reject the EU’s demands in the European Union–India Free Trade Agreement (EU–India FTA) negotiations.  758 more words

EU-India FTA

A Victory for the Internet?

A New Push For, And Old Worries About, Internet Freedom

Freedom champions take heart…at least a little bit. There were some moves this week that advocates for free online expression say point to a larger trend toward more, not less, freedom on the web. 782 more words

United States

Australia goes cold on ACTA


This dead cat won’t even bounce properly

By Richard Chirgwin

Another bit of flesh dropped off the decaying zombie that is ACTA, with the Australian parliamentary Treaties Committee recommending that ratification be deferred – partly because of its near-collapse in Europe. 153 more words


Prison Planet.com » Second MEP Calls ACTA Internet Treaty A Threat To Liberties

The groups pushing the treaty also want to empower copyright holders with the ability to demand that users who violate intellectual property rights (with no legal process) have their… 361 more words