FTAA could interfere with proposed Canadian patent legislation allowing generic exports
- Access to Medicines v. IP Rights: World Regulatory Experiences. Zapatero Miguel, Pablo // Global Jurist;Aug2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1/3, p1
The ratcheting up of international intellectual property erodes access to affordable medicines in developing countries. As a result, WTO began a process of multilateral re-regulation aiming to secure so-called 'TRIPS flexibilities' (2001 Doha Declaration). However, an unworkable mechanism for...
- The EU has adopted legislation to enable access to safe and effective generic medicines in developing countries. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/20/2006, Issue 503, p29
The article reports on the adoption of a legislation to enable access to safe and effective generic medicines in developing countries by the European Union, according to the "British Medical Journal." Firms will be given licences to produce generic medicines for export to low-income countries...
- WTO approves TRIPS amendment on importing under compulsory licensing. Herget, Greg // HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Apr2006, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p23
The article reports on the amendment of the Trade Related Aspects on Intellectual Property Rights (TRIP) Agreement done by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in August 2003. The original TRIP Agreement allowed governments to issue compulsory licenses authorizing a manufacturer to make, use and...
- Free Trade Agreement Restricts Generic Drug Exports. // HIV Australia;Sep-Nov2004, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p36
Reports on the release of the Final Report into the Inquiry on the Free Trade Agreement with the U.S. by the Australian Senate Select Committee in July 2004. Terms of the agreement in relation to pharmaceuticals; Statement issued by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade...
- European Union and India Battle over Free Trade Agreement. Sutton, Stephanie // BioPharm International;Apr2011, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p12
The article reports on the conflict between the European Union and India over Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations on intellectual property provisions on medicines.
- Deadlock in World Intellectual Property Organisation discussions. // Australian Academic & Research Libraries;Dec2005, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p213
The article presents information on the specially convened Inter-Sessional Intergovernmental meeting held in Geneva between July 20-22, 2005. The international federation of library association and institution (IFLA) and eIFL have welcomed the board agreement on the need for a development agenda...
- NAFTA's provisions regarding intellectual property--are they working as intended?--a U.S... Papovich, Joseph S. // Canada-United States Law Journal;1997, Vol. 23, p253
Focuses on North American Free Trade Agreement's provisions regarding intellectual property. Industries covered by intellectual property; Protection of trademarks; Chapter 17 provisions; Establishment of a bilateral working group; Enforcement of intellectual property rights in Mexico.
- Shaping the trident: Intellectual property under NAFTA, investment protection agreements and at... Hertz, Allen Z. // Canada-United States Law Journal;1997, Vol. 23, p261
Focuses on intellectual property under the North American Free Trade Agreement. Implementation of a tripartite strategy for the protection of intellectual property; Definition of intellectual property; Options for treating foreign rightholders; Intellectual property and the International Court...
- Steps to free and fair trade with China. // Fairfield County Business Journal;11/3/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 44, p46
Comments on the U.S. government effort towards the establishment of a free-trade system with China. Enforcement of U.S. laws and regulations governing international trade; Promotion of exports by small business enterprises; Enhancement of patent and copyright protection agreements.