InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

Rights owners react to ACTA

James Nurton, London


The latest draft of ACTA was published this week. Managing IP provides a summary of comments so far

The draft of the Agreement, which is said to be close to final, comes after a series of meetings between representatives of 37 countries over a period of some three years.

IP rights owners have broadly welcomed the negotiations, and the first responses from IP groups to the latest draft have been positive, though there remain concerns about the lack of emerging markets included in the negotiations.

There are also some indications that rights owners would have liked the draft agreement to go further in raising IP protection.

Alan C Drewsen, executive director, INTA:

We are pleased to see that significant progress has been made in Tokyo, and we congratulate the negotiators for their dedication and hard work. Counterfeiting is an enormous problem that poses both economic and social risks to countries across the globe. The ACTA negotiations have been an important step in addressing those threats. As we review...


Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of one week’s FREE access and become a Managing IP member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain 7 days FREE access when you register now.

Join here

Related Articles

Latest Country Updates

Supplements

Most read articles