Day: December 31, 2015

TPP and trade secrets: a wonderful ideaTPP and trade secrets: a wonderful idea



The intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is certainly misunderstood. An example is Article 18.78 which sets minimum standards for trade secret protection among TPP partners. Prof. Dan Breznitz, in a recent Op-Ed in the Globe and Mail, Trans-Pacific Partnership is a wonderful idea – for China, claims it will “seriously restrict entrepreneurship, diminish competition and limit the basic economic freedom of individuals”. He says that, as a result, the TPP is “The delight of Beijing”.

The majority of his article focuses on the perceived problems with Article 18.78

Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-12-30Computer and Internet Updates for 2015-12-30