An Overview of the Copyright Controversies in the TPP
- "In 2004, an Australian Senate Committee on the Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the United States of America found that the changes required to the Australian IP regime as a result of the FTA could have a negative impact on the Australian economy..." Read more.
Letters, Statements and Analysis:
Letter from the Australian Fair Trade & Investment Network to the Australian Government over TPPA, August 28, 2012 (links to aftinet.org.au)
Joint Statement on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (Australian Greens, Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, Green Party of Canada, August 19, 2012 (links to greens.org.nz)
Australian Digital Alliance, "How access to knowledge may be restricted under the TPP", March 2012 (links to digital.org.au)
Kim Weatherall, "An Australian Analysis of the February 2011 Leaked US TPPA IP Chapter Text--copyright and enforcement", University of Sydney Law School, July 2011.
Read an Overview of How ACTA Affects Copyrights
- "In October 2011, Australia signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement despite widespread dissent. Throughout the process of negotiations, civil society groups and experts filed submissions to relevant government agencies including the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties highlighting concerns over the lack of transparency..." Read more.
Select Civil Society Submissions to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties
Digital Alliance and
Australian Libraries Copyright Committee, "Submission
to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement," January 25, 2012.
Kim Weatherall, "ACTA – Australian Section-by-Section Analysis’, Working paper and
Submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade," University of Sydney Law School, May 2010.
Kim Weatherall, "Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties Inquiry into the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement," University of Sydney Law School, January 2012.
Luigi Palombi, "Joint Standing Committee on Treaties-07/05/2012-Treaties tabled on
21 November 2011 and 28 February 2012," May 7, 2010.
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