U.S. Chamber Applauds the Signing of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
Agreement Will Protect IP Jobs by Raising the Bar on International Intellectual Property Enforcement
WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today applauded the conclusion of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) marked by a signing ceremony in Tokyo, Japan. The signing ceremony was attended by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Miriam Sapiro and foreign ministers from Japan, and other countries party to the negotiations.
“The signing of the ACTA is a big victory for the American business community, workers, and IP-intensive sectors across our economy,” said Mark Elliot, executive vice president of the GIPC.