- US continues to keep India on intellectual property priority watch list
- On IP Protection, USTR Finds Fault With China, India … And Switzerland?
- US Special 301 inconsistent with WTO rules, says India
- Member of Parliament concerned on IPR discussions in RCEP can impact access to medicines
- ‘Secretive’ patent talks is worrying generic drug activists
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By Kritika Suneja, ET Bureau| April 27, 2016 NEW DELHI: India continues to figure in the US’ Priority Watch List that identifies trade barriers to US companies due to intellectual property laws of other countries.
BY WILLIAM NEW, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WATCH| April 27, 2016 The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) does not hesitate to add even its closest friends to its annual list of concerns about possible inadequate protection of US intellectual … Continue reading
Source: Hindu BusinessLine | APRIL 25, 2016 India has said that the US Special 301 report, which tries to put pressure on countries to enhance their intellectual property rights (IPRs) legislation, violated World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.
.@nsitharaman govt shd take care that foreign trade agreements (esp RCEP) do not push up prices of medicines. Common man will suffer lot. — B Vinod Kumar MP (@vinodboianpalli) April 23, 2016
By ARADHNA WAL, DNA |April 25, 2016 As a round of massive free trade talks kick off on April 25, civil society groups have raised alarm after a leaked documents showed proposals that would make access to generic medicines far tougher than … Continue reading
Australia, Japan & South Korea want more tariff reduction, market access; India remains cautious over agriculture interests By Subhayan Chakraborty, Business Standard| April 25, 2016 The 12th round of negotiation for a Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), started from this Friday … Continue reading
By ABIODUN.OLULEYE, News Agency of Nigeria| April 01, 2016 Berlin, April 1, 2016 (dpa/NAN) Opponents of planned EU free trade agreements with the U.S. and Canada has announced plans for a mass demonstration ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Germany visit later … Continue reading