Day: July 4, 2010

ACTA will not create new IPRs or interfere with fundamental liberties statement saysACTA will not create new IPRs or interfere with fundamental liberties statement says



The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a statement concerning the recent round of the ACTA negotiations in Lucerne, Switzerland. The release included he following that outlines some of the proposed limitations to the treaty:

“Participants stressed the importance of ACTA as an agreement that will establish an international framework for their efforts to more effectively combat the proliferation of counterfeiting and piracy, which undermines legitimate trade and the sustainable development of the world economy.

While ACTA aims at establishing effective enforcement standards for existing intellectual property rights, it is not intended to include new intellectual property rights or to enlarge or diminish existing intellectual property rights.

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2010-07-04Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2010-07-04