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The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), which has been signed by eight countries since 2011, is critical to enhancing international cooperation, promoting sound enforcement practices, and establishing a legal infrastructure for IP rights enforcement.

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U.S. Chamber Applauds the Signing of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

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.