Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
As one of the biggest trade pacts to date, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will set the standard for all future trade agreements in the critical Asia-Pacific region.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today urged foreign governments to improve their intellectual property (IP) enforcement efforts, following the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) release of its annual Special 301 Report.
On Tuesday, April 23, the GIPC hosted an event on the sidelines of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) meeting on the need for greater legal certainty for IP in order to further innovative research and development in the future. The panelists presented the delegates with their experiences on the ways in which a disclosure requirement had been implemented in their respective countries. They further elaborated on how such a requirement affected scientific research in their respective countries.