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October 16, 2014 - Public Citizen analyses of the new WikiLeaks TPP IP text

October 2, 2014 - Public Citizen Chart summarizing history of compulsory licensing in Ecuador

September 2, 2014 - One Step Forward, One Step Back – Ecuador issues new, pro-health compulsory licenses, but signs harmful trade agreement with the European Union (available in Spanish here)

August 14, 2014 - LaRepublica.pe - Sobregasto en medicamentos (en español)

July 17, 2014 - NPR: Evaluating The Benefits And Costs Of Patents (links to npr.org)

July 15, 2014 - Livemint: Bombay HC upholds Nexavar compulsory licensing decision (links to livemint.com)

July 14, 2014 - MSF: TPP: Still a Terrible Deal for Poor People's Health(links to huffingtonpost.com)

July 7, 2014 - Op-ed: The TPP could be a blow to public health (links to ottawacitizen.com)

June 25, 2014 - Video of Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk's presentation at the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue event on IP in TAFTA

June 23, 2014 - Videos, summaries, photos and more from the June 5 briefing on the Eli Lilly v. Canada investor-state case and secondary pharmaceutical patents

May, 2014 - Presentation: Confidential Commercial Information vs. Our Right to Know

May 27, 2014 - CitizenVox: Public Citizen Joins Partners in Calling for Action Against Antibiotic Resistance

May 25, 2014 - Public Citizen News: Working for Big Pharma: U.S. Government Pressures Developing Countries

May 22, 2014 - Public Citizen and members of the Antibiotic Resistance Coalition calls on World Health Organization Member States to pass critical resolution

Learn more about antibiotic resistance and the Antibiotic Resistance Coalition's work.

May 15, 2014 - Boehringer Ingelheim's response to Public Citizen's letter regarding the Medicines Patent Pool

See our Medicines Patent Pool resource page for more resources.

May 1, 2014 - The Times of India: Ten emerging economies targeted by US for IP violation, India’s inclusion widely criticized

May 1, 2014 - The Economic Times: US not placing India under the punitive Priority Foreign Country most sensible thing to do: Experts

May 1, 2014 - The Economic Times: Did US baulk at prospect of upsetting the next government on IPR?

May 1, 2014 - SpicyIP: Special 301 Report: India not downgraded to Priority Foreign Country, will receive OCR though

April 30, 2014 - Infojustice: USTR Avoids India’s WTO Threats to Special 301

April 30, 2014 - Statement: U.S. Chamber, Big Pharma Miss Their Target on India Trade, But U.S. Watch List Still Bullies India, Other Developing Countries Over Health Policies

See more about U.S. pressure against countries' public interest policies.

April 29, 2014 - Truthout: Hand in Hand With US Government, Big Pharma Pushes for More Profits

April 25, 2014 - Novartis' response to Public Citizen's letter regarding the Medicines Patent Pool

April 23, 2014 - Johnson & Johnson's response to Public Citizen's letter regarding the Medicines Patent Pool

See our Medicines Patent Pool resource page for more resources.

April 18, 2014 - Presentation at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Ensuring Safety and Access, or Thinking Usefully About Counterfeits

April 17, 2014 - Peruvian Civil Society Organizations Demand that Government Issue a Compulsory License for Atazanavir (links to infojustice.org)

April 15, 2014 - Business Standard: Indian laws should not be considered discriminatory: Group (links to business-standard.com)

April 11, 2014 - Public Citizen Comments to the United States International Trade Commission Re: Investigation No. 332-543, Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects on the U.S. Economy

April 8, 2014 - Public Citizen letters to AbbVie, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, F. Hoffman-La Roche, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Pfizer and Shionogi regarding the latest licensing agreement between ViiV Healthcare and the Medicines Patent Pool

See our Medicines Patent Pool resource page for more statements.

April 8, 2014 - Rep. Raul Grijalva and Global Access to Medicines Program Director Maybarduk in the Huffington Post: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is terrible for Public Health (links to huffingtonpost.com)

April 1, 2014 - Medicines Patent Pool-ViiV Healthcare Licensing Agreement Statement of Peter Maybarduk, Global Access to Medicines Program Director

See our Medicines Patent Pool resource page for more statements.

March 31, 2014 - Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program letter to the editor of the New York Times: How Public Research Underpins Private Health Care (links to nytimes.com)

March 20, 2014 - Letter from members of Congress requesting Gilead CEO to justify pricing of Hepatitis C drug Solvadi

March 14, 2014 - 16 members of Congress write USTR expressing concern over TPP provisions' effect on access to medicines

March 14, 2014 - Sunlight Foundation: How Big Pharma (and others) began lobbying on the Trans-Pacific Partnership before you ever heard of it

February 27, 2014 - Krugman NYT Op-ed: No Big Deal (links to nytimes.com)

February 24, 2014 - Public Citizen Comments for USTR's 2014 Special 301 Review. See the video of Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk's testimony here.

February 24, 2014 - BBC: US-India relations suffer in trade spat over cheap drugs (links to bbc.com)

February 12, 2014-Coalition Statement: Access to medicines coalition takes a joint stance against USTR's "new" approach for addressing access to medicines in developing countries in the TPP

February 11, 2014 - National Journal: The Last Major Fault Line in the Democratic Party (links to nationaljournal.com)

February 10, 2014 - New York Times: Poor Nations Seek New Hepatitis C Drug (links to nytimes.com)

February 5, 2014 - AIDS Activists say Merck walking all over South Africans for profit (links to stopaids.org.uk)

February 4, 2014 - BBC: Do drugs really have to be so expensive? (links to bbc.co.uk)

January 27, 2014 - Health Affairs Blog: Don't put the brake on ending AIDS (links to healthaffairs.org)

January 17, 2014 - Several ranking members in Congress send letter to USTR in support of access to medicines in developing countries

January 17, 2014 - Mail and Guardian: Motsoaledi: Big pharma's 'satanic' plot is genocide (links to mg.co.za)

January 16, 2014 - The Guardian: South African pharma firms accused of planning to delay patents law reform (links to theguardian.com)

January 11, 2014 - HuffingtonPost: Why House Democrats Might Kill Obama's Big Trade Deal (huffingtonpost.com)

January, 2014 - Updated Analysis: Dangers for Medicine Prices and Local Innovation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Comparative Analysis of the United States' Intellectual Property Proposal and Japanese Law, Dr. Burcu Kilic, Mi Kyoeng Kim & Peter Maybarduk, January 2014

December 23, 2013 - The Pharma Letter: Ukraine government introduces compulsory licensing for pharma products (links to www.thepharmaletter.com)

December 18, 2013 - Washington Post: Obama administration sued over its secretive trade negotiations (washingtonpost.com)

December 12, 2013 - Medicines Patent Pool Reaches Licensing Deal with BMS to Expand Access to AIDS drug (links to citizen.org)

December 9, 2013 - KEI: 6 Members of Congress Write to President Obama on TPP and Access to Health Care, Criticize Closed Door Negotiations (links to keionline.org)

December 9, 2013 - KEI: 29 Organizations and More than 70 Individuals Sign Letter Opposing Life Plus Seventy Year Copyright Term in TPP (links to keionline.org)

December 6, 2013 - Representative Waxman sends letter to USTR expressing strong disagreement with 12 years of data exclusivity in the TPP (links to waxman.house.gov)

December 5, 2013 - Vatican criticizes TRIPS+ and ISDS provisions in FTAs at WTO Ministerial Conference (links to wto.org)

November 27, 2013 - US's Proposed TPP Transition Period for Middle-Income Parties is Fools Gold (links to healthgap.org)

November 26, 2013 - Washington Post: Here's why Obama trade negotiators push the interests of Hollywood and drug companies (links to washingtonpost.com)

November 24, 2013 - The Globe and Mail: Canada must learn from NAFTA legal battles (links to theglobeandmail.com)

November 24, 2013 - Scoop: Outrageous US bullying on IP and Health at TPPA Talks (links to scoop.co.nz)

November 19, 2013 - Congresswoman Barbara Lee Hails Passage of Bipartisan PEPFAR Stewardship Act (links to lee.house.gov)

November 19, 2013 - Financial Times: Global spending on drugs to exceed $1tn (links to ft.com)

November 18, 2013 - Desmond Tutu in Politico: Two Steps Obama Can Take to Defeat AIDS (links to politico.com)

November 13, 2013 - Public Citizen: Leaked Documents Reveal Obama Administration Push for Internet Freedom Limits, Terms That Raise Drug Prices in Closed-Door Trade Talks

November 13, 2013 - NYTimes: House Stalls Trade Pact Momentum (links to nytimes.com)

November 12, 2013 - Pharmalot: What Patent Reform in Brazil and South Africa Can Mean (links to pharmalive.com)

November 9, 2013 - PBS: Maine's Prescription for drug savings: Go foreign

November 8, 2013 - Eyes on Trade: 38 Million Retirees Join Workers and Consumers to Say No to "Trade" Deal Terms that Would Make Medicine More Expensive

November 8, 2013 - Counter Punch: The Withering of Big Pharma?

November 7, 2013 - Knowledge Ecology International: NIH rejects March-In petition, also rejects proposed rules on pricing of and access to government funded inventions

November 3, 2013 - Naked Capitalism: The Global Corporatocracy is Almost Fully Operational

October 28, 2013 - PAHO: Countries of the Americas choose innovative projects for the development of drugs and technologies

October 21, 2013 - Reuters: Ending drug trial secrecy is a boon for R&D, says EU agency

October 11, 2013 - The Hindu Business Line: What the Doctor Ordered

October 10, 2013 - The Hill: Drug makers try to outflank White House in trade agreement

October 9, 2013 - Dissent: Patents Against People How Drug Companies Price Patients out of Survival

September 26, 2013 - Politico: President Obama to dive into Pacific trade talks

September 21, 2013 - The Post Online: Lack of access to essential medicines, new technologies worries Ban

September 12, 2013 - Politico: Eli Lilly sues Canada on drug patents

September 9, 2013 - WUNC:Duke Institute Looks for New Ideas in Access to Medicine

August 29, 2013 - The New York Times: The Hazard of Free-Tr

August 23, 2013 - The New York Times: Why is Obama Caving on Tobacco? (links to nytimes.com)

July 29, 2013 - The New England Journal of Medicine: Engineered in India - Patent Law 2.0 (links to yale.edu)

July 14, 2013 - The New York Times: How Intellectual Property Reinforces Inequality (links to nytimes.com)

July 12, 2013 - Patrick Leahy: Leahy Urges Action To Ensure Access To Affordable Life-Saving Diagnostic Tests For Breast And Ovarian Cancer (links to senate.gov)

July 11, 2013 - U.S. PIRG: Top Twenty Pay-For-Delay Drugs (links to uspirg.org)

July 8, 2013 - Citizen Vox: Public Citizen welcomes the Marrakesh Treaty for the Blind (links to citizenvox.com)

June 28, 2012 - Global Post: Historic Treaty Signed Giving Blind Better Books Access (links to globalpost.com)

June 27, 2013 - Public Citizen: India's Patent System Plays by WTO Rules and Supports Global Health (links to citizen.org)

June 19, 2013 - Citizenvox: Reversing the "IP Ratchet : Global Implications of the U.S. Supreme Court's Ruling in Myriad (links to citizenvox.org)

June 18, 2013 - Huffington Post: Alan Grayson on Trans-Pacific Partnership: Obama Secrecy Hides 'Assault on Democratic Government' (links to huffingtonpost.com)

June 10, 2013 - The Guardian: Poorest countries eye additional grace period on intellectual property issues (links to guardian.co.uk)

June 10, 2013 - The Guardian: Poorest countries eye additional grace period on intellectual property issues (links to guardian.co.uk)

June, 2013 - International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development: El Acuerdo de Asociación Transpacífico en la política comercial chilena (links to ictsd.org)

June 2, 2013 - Scoop: Chile's ex-chief negotiator drops a bombshell on TPPA (links to scoop.co.nz)

June 2, 2013 - The New York Times: Obama's Covert Trade Deal (links to nytimes.com)

May 30, 2013 - The Jakarta Globe: Future Hepatitis C Blockbusters May Spawn Compulsory Generics (links to the jakartaglobe.com)

May 23, 2013 - New Vision: Civil Society groups petition US, EU over WTO TRIPS Agreement (links to newvision.co.ug)

May 20, 2013 - Huffington Post: TRIPS Exemption Opposed by Obama Administration, Threatening Cost Spike for Drugs in Poorest Nations (links to huffingtonpost.com)

May 18, 2013 - Huffington Post Canada: Why Are We Bullying the World's Poorest Countries? (links to huffingtonpost.ca)

May 17, 2013 - Tech Dirt: Big Pharma Firms Seek .pharmacy Domain To Crowd Out Legitimate Foreign Pharmacies (links to techdirt.com)

May 15, 2013 - The Atlantic: How Drug Companies Keep Medicine Out of Reach (links to theatlantic.com)

May 15, 2013 - Members of Congress urge USTR to support request from least developed countries for a TRIPS waiver extension

May 14, 2013 - The New Nation: US, EU urged to keep TRIPS waiver open (links to thenewnation.bd.com)

May 12, 2013 - Slate: Gene patents: The case of Myriad Genetics shows the dangers of overly protecting intellectual property rights (links to slate.com)

May 2, 2013 - CitizenVox: US Government's "Watch List" on Developing Countries Health Rights (links to citizenvox.com)

May 1, 2013 - The New York Times: Exorbitant Prices for Cancer Drugs (links to nytimes.com)

April 25, 2013 - Blood Journal: Prices of drugs for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), reflection of the unsustaintable cancer drug prices: perspective of CML experts (links to bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org)

April 25, 2013 - New York Times: Doctors Denounce Cancer Drug Prices of $100, 000 A Year (links to nytimes.com)

April 23, 2013 - Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: Must All Patents Last for 20 Years? (links to online.wsj.com)

April 23, 2013 - Johnson & Johnson response to Public Citizen letter on the Medicines Patent Pool

April 22, 2013 - Bristol-Myers Squibb response to Public Citizen letter on the Medicines Patent Pool

April 2, 2013 - Public Citizen letters to Abbott Laboratories, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co. and Pfizer regarding the ViiV Healthcare and Medicines Patent Pool Agreement

April 1, 2013 - Analysis: India’s Supreme Court Upholds Strict Patent Standards and Patients’ Right to Access to Affordable Medicines; Court dismisses unmeritorious court challenge by drug giant

April 1, 2013 - Patent's defeat in India is Key Victory for Generic Drug

April 1, 2013 - Novartis Cancer-Drug Patent Denied by India Supreme Court

March 28, 2013 - BBC News: Do drugs really have to be so expensive? (links to bbc.co.uk)

March 18, 2013 - Public Citizen press release: Winners of ACTA and SOPA Battles Call for Exclusion of 'Intellectual Property' From EU-U.S. Trade Talks

March 18, 2013 - Essential Inventions issues request for non-voluntary authorization to use patents under Article 14 of Greece patent law (links to essentialinventions.org)

March 17, 2013 - The Nation: Avoid Mistakes of the West: Stiglitz (links to nationmultimedia.com)

March 17, 2013 - Bangkok Post: Stiglitz warns not to expect a quick global recovery (links to bangkokpost.com)

March 8, 2013 - Third World Network: South Support LDCs' transition period, North creates obstacles (links to twn.my)

March 4, 2013 - Doctors Without Borders Press Release: As Clock Ticks Towards Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Deadline, U.S. Must End Stall Tactics on Access to Medicines

March 4, 2013 - Wall Street Journal: India Appeals Body Rejects Bayer's Plea on Nexavar (links to wsj.com)

February 28, 2013 - -Info Justice: Detailed Analysis of the Medicines Patent Pool-- ViiV Pediatric ARV License and Memorandum of Understanding (links to infojustice.org)

February 28, 2013 - HuffPost Live: Prescriptions to Die Live Segment, Featuring Global Access to Medicines Director Peter Maybarduk

February 28, 2013 - Press Release: Medicines Patent Pool Reaches Licensing Deal for GSK Patents to Expand Access to Medicines for Children with HIV

February 27, 2013 - Reuters: GlaxoSmithKline unit joins patent pool for AIDS drugs (links to reuters.com)

February 26, 2013 - KEI Online: The US Department of Justice and USPTO call for compulsory licenses on thousands of "standards-essential patents" (links to keionline.org)

February 6, 2013 - Huffington Post: Patent Reform, System Should Be Abolished, Fed Economists Say (links to huffingtonpost.com)

January 9, 2013 - Wall Street Journal: The TPP would be a bitter pill (links to online.wsj.com)

December 18, 2012 - Dawson Strat: The Problem of Patent Protection (links to dawsonstrat.com)

December 6, 2012 - Ars Technica: Staffer axed by Republican group over retracted copyright-reform memo (links to arstechnica.com)

December 5, 2012 - Open Society Foundations blog post by Access to Medicines Director Peter Maybarduk: Trans-Pacific Partnership: Closed Negotiations Against the Knowledge Economy

December 4, 2012 - Press Release: Digital Rights and Health Experts Frustrated by New Rule To Shut Out Civil Society from TPP Negotiation Venue

December 3, 2012 - Scoop: Press Release from Jane Kelsey: Lockout of Stakeholders from TPP Negotiations (links to scoop.co.nz)

November 11, 2012 - Pharmac Annual Report: Pharmac says its work has saved district health boards more than $5 billion over the past 12 years

November 9, 2012 - Leesburg Patch: Letter to the Editor by Access to Medicines Director Peter Maybarduk: Medicines Monopoly (links to leesburg.patch.com)

November 5, 2012 - Irin News:South Africa: Easy patents cost patients (links to irinnews.org)

November 2, 2012 - Press Release: Patients succeed in overturning first ever product patent on medicine in India (links to kractivist.wordpress.com)

October 30, 2012 - Knowledge Ecology International: How common is Federal Funding of patented inventions? (links to keionline.org)

October 25, 2012 - Knowledge Ecology International: Four NGOs ask NIH to grant open licenses to ritonavir patents under Bayh-Dole March-in provisions (links to keionline.org)

October 23, 2012 - ACLU: Get Ready for A Scintillating Discussion on the Finer Points of IP and Foreign Trade Policy (links to aclu.org)

October 14, 2012 - New York Times: In Cancer Care, Cost Matters (links to nytimes.com)

October 11, 2012 - Press Release: Indonesian Government Takes Bold Stance to Reduce Costs of AIDS Medications, Potentially Saving Thousands of Lives (links to citizen.org)

October 11, 2012 - The Guardian: Indonesia in bold move to obtain cheap drugs for HIV (links to guardian.co.uk)

October 9, 2012 - Wall Street Journal: Letter to the Editor by Global Access To Medicines Director, Peter Maybarduk: Compassion, Risk and IP Protection

September 26, 2012 - Public Citizen's Global Access To Medicine Program: Comparative Table of Patent Linkage Provisions in U.S. Free Trade Agreements and the U.S. Proposal to the Trans-Pacific (TPP) Agreement

September 6, 2012 - Amnesty International Press Release: TPP Must Not Trade Away Free Speech and Health (links to amnesty.org)

September 6, 2012 - Wall Street Journal: TPP Too Secretive, Damaging to Digital Rights, Public Interest Groups Say (links to professional.wsj.com)

September 5, 2012 - Telephone Briefing: What TPP Means for Digital Rights and Patients' Rights, listen to Public Citizen's Peter Maybarduk (2:26)

September 4, 2012 - Nature: Trade deal to curb generic-drug use (links to nature.com)

August 29, 2012 - ACLU: The Biggest Threat to Free Speech and Intellectual Property That You've Never Heard Of (links to aclu.org)

August 28, 2012 - Civil Society Groups Oppose US and Australia's TPP Proposal on Exceptions and Limitations (links to eff.org)

August 28, 2012 - The Wall Street Journal House Democrats Call On Administration To Open Trade Talks-Request Access as Observers to Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

August 27, 2012 - The Guardian: The Pacific free trade deal that's anything but free (links to guardian.co.uk)

August 24, 2012 - Public Knowledge & Public Citizen: Intellectual Property in the TPP: How About a Little Balance (links to publicknowledge.org)

August 22, 2012 - Bangkok Post: Data exclusivity a life and death issue (links to bangkokpost.com)

August 19, 2012 - Wall Street Journal: Novartis Fights India for Cancer Pill Patent (links wsj.com)

August 17, 2012 - The Hindu Business Line: Cipla bats for automatic compulsory licensing (link to thehindubusinessline.com)

August 8, 2012 - Business Week: AIDS Sufferers Seen Hurt in Pacific Trade Pact Limits (links to businessweek.com)

August 7, 2012 - Pfizer agrees to pay $15 million penalty to resolve foreign bribery investigation
Court DocumentsInformation | Deferred Prosecution Agreement

August 7, 2012 - Pharmalot: Malaysia Objects to Patent Terms in Trade Deal (links to pharmalot.com)

July 30, 2012 - Calling for an "AIDS free generation" but trading away our lives (links to Citizen News Service)

July 30, 2012 - The Most Important Trade Agreement That We Know Nothing About (links to Slate)

July 25, 2012 - Interview with Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk (links to Radio Australia)

July 24, 2012 - Rep. Henry Waxman: More work needs to be done on HIV (links to Politico)

July 24, 2012 - International AIDS Conference Sparks Protest of Obama Trade Policies (links to Huffington Post)

July 23, 2012 - Press Release: Obama Trade Pact Could Impede "AIDS-free Generation"

July 22- 27, 2012- - The 19th International AIDS Conference in Washington D.C.

July 21, 2012 - We Can End AIDS: Join Us this Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

July 20, 2012 - Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Act of 2012 Introduced; Aims to Protect Flexible IP Policies that Promote Access to Medicines (links to infojustice.org)

July 19, 2012 - Thailand Urged to Reject Gilead AIDS Drug Patents (links to Pharmalot)

July 18, 2012 - Patents limiting access to anti-retroviral drugs used to treat HIV (links to The Global and Mail)

July 13, 2012 - Kaiser Family Foundation: Trade Agreements Could Harm Access To Antiretroviral Drugs In Asia, Pacific, Experts And Activists Warn

July 10, 2012 - HuffPo: Poison Pills, While Cutting Costs At Home, Obama Administration Pushes Higher Drug Prices On World's Poor (link to huffingtonpost.com)

July 2-10, 2012 - Round 13 of TPP negotiations in San Diego, CA, USA

June 29, 2012 - Joint Statement from Malaysian health advocacy groups against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

June 29, 2012 - infojustice.org: Issa, Canada, and Mexico All Denied TPP Observer Status; Congress Continues to Seek Greater Transparency (links to infojustice.org)

June 28, 2012 - Huff Po: In Other News, Obama Admin to Block Access to Affordable Cancer Drugs in Developing Countries (links to Huffington Post)

June 28, 2012 - Techdirt: Over 130 Representatives Spell Out their Concerns with TPP in Letter to Ron Kirk (links to Techdirt)

June 27, 2012 - Public Citizen Global Trade Watch's Lori Wallach: NAFTA on Steroids (links to The Nation)

June 27, 2012 - Press Release: Congressional Democrats Escalate Criticism of Substance, Process of Obama's 1st Trade Pact - the TPP

June 27, 2012 - With Proposed NAFTA-Style Trade Deal Threatening to Undermine American Auto and Manufacturing Jobs, Brown Joins Business & Labor Leaders to Announce Efforts to Reform Trade Agreements (links to Sherrod Brown Congressional Website)

June 25, 2012 - With Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations Set to Continue in California Next Week, Senators Call for Increased Transparency, Including Broader Consultation on Internet Freedom (links to Sherrod Brown Congressional Website)

June 21, 2012 - The Trans-Pacific Partnership: "Can you say 'Déjà vu' in Spanish?" (links to CitizenVox)

June 21, 2012 - BBC News: European trade committee votes to reject piracy treaty (links to BBC News)

June 20, 2012 - The Trans-Pacific Partnership: "Just Relax Canada, U.S. Pharma Will Handle It" (links to CitizenVox)

June 19, 2012 - USTR Kirk Welcomes Canada as New Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiating Partner (links to USTR.gov)

June 18, 2012 - USTR Kirk Welcomes Mexico as a New Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiating Partner (links to USTR.gov)

June 14, 2012 - While Battle against ACTA Rages, next Clash against TPP Looms (links to CitizenVox)

June 13, 2012 - Controversial Trade Pact Text Leaked - Investment Chapter of TPPA

June 8, 2012 - Reuters: China Changes Patent Law in Fight for Cheaper Drugs (links to Reuters)

June 8, 2012 - The New York Times: Obama Was Pushed by Drug Industry, E-mails Suggest (links the the NYTimes)

June 1, 2012 - Huffington Post: U.S. Trade Position Protecting High Drug Prices Blasted By U.N. Agencies (links to Huffington Post)

May 31, 2012 - UNAIDS/UNDP Press Release (links to Don't trade our lives away) | UNAIDS/UNDP Brief (Links to Asia-Pacific UNDP)

May 30, 2012 - Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk:TPP Chiefs Raise Doubts about USTR's Corporate IP Wish List

May 25, 2012 - Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk: "Heavy-handed" TPP Tactics from US Trade Rep

May 23, 2012 - Huffington Post: Key Senate Democrat Joins Bipartisan Trade Revolt Against Obama (links to Huffington Post)

May 22, 2012 - IP Watch: Nobel Laureate, Other Experts Hail WHO Effort on Medcines R&D Framework (links to ip-watch.org)

May 22, 2012 - Techdirt: Some Countries Want To Fix TPP…By Making It More Like ACTA (links to techdirt.com)

May 22, 2012 - Public Citizen Health Research Group: Pharmaceutical Companies Must Be Held Fully Accountable for Defrauding the Government

May 18, 2012 - Pharmalot: Malaysians Seek License For Abbott AIDS Drug (links to Pharmalot)

May 17, 2012 - USTR Announces Next TPP Round in San Diego July 2-10 (links to Infojustice.org)

May 17, 2012 - Ars Technica: Exporting copyright: Inside the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (links to arstechnica.com)

May 16, 2012 - Melinda St. Louis of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch talking jobs, medicines & TPP on RT News (links to youtube.com) & Maira Sutton of Electronic Frontier Foundation talking copyright, the internet & TPP on RT News (links to youtube.com)

May 16, 2012 - USTR Gone Rogue (links to publicknowledge.org)

May 16, 2012 - Huffington Post: Darrell Issa Questions Obama On Trans-Pacific Partnership, Leaks Key Text Of Trade Deal (links to huffingtonpost.com)

May 16, 2012 - Focus Daily News: Texas rally and march for transparency in trade negotiations (links to focusdailynews.com)

May 16, 2012 - Ars Technica: ACTA deathwatch: profs call process unconstitutional, Europe revolts (links to arstechnica.com)

May 16, 2012 - Melinda St. Louis of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch talking jobs, medicines & TPP on RT News (links to youtube.com) & Maira Sutton of Electronic Frontier Foundation talking copyright, the Internet & TPP on RT News (links to youtube.com)

May 16, 2012 - USTR Gone Rogue (links to publicknowledge.org)

May 16, 2012 - Huffington Post: Darrell Issa Questions Obama On Trans-Pacific Partnership, Leaks Key Text Of Trade Deal (links to huffingtonpost.com)

May 16, 2012 - News: Texas rally and march for transparency in trade negotiations (links to focusdailynews.com)

May 16, 2012 - Ars Technica: ACTA deathwatch: profs call process unconstitutional, Europe revolts (links to arstechnica.com)

May 16, 2012 - Focus Daily News: Texas rally and march for transparency in trade negotiations (links to focusdailynews.com)

May 15, 2012 - US Rep. Waxman says on TPP, the Obama administration "needs to go back to the drawing board ...not pose unnecessary barriers to poor patients seeking access to low cost generic medicines" (links to infojustice.org)

May 15, 2012 - US Rep. Issa calls for public input on the Feb. 2011 leaked US TPP intellectual property (IP) proposal; calls for transparency in international IP agreements (links to issa.house.gov)

May 14, 2012 - TPP: Internet Freedom Activists Protest Secret Trade Agreement Being Negotiated This Week (links to eff.org)

May 14, 2012 - ACTA-As-Counterproposal at TPP Negotiations; News from Dallas Round (links to infojustice.org)

May 14, 2012 - Free Speech Radio News: Watchdogs push for more transparency in Pacific free trade deal (links to fsrn.org)

May 13, 2012 - Reuters: Secrecy Needed in trade talks: Ron Kirk (links to reuters.com)

May 13, 2012 - The Raw Story: US Trade Rep. given 'Corporate Power Tool' award for secret treaty talks (links to rawstory.com)

May 12, 2012 - Yes Lab: Party ends badly for U.S. trade reps, federal agents (links to yeslab.org)

May 12, 2012 - Citizens Trade Campaign: Texans demand a public voice in secretive Trans-Pacific trade negotiations (links to citizenstrade.org)

May 10, 2012 - Listen to Public Citizen's Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) on Free Speech Radio News (links to fsrn.org)

May 10, 2012 - Kirk Responds to TPP Transparency Demands (links to infojustice.org)

May 10, 2012 - Chile Threatens to Pull out of TPP because of US IP demands (links to infojustice.org)

May 9, 2012 - Law Professors Call for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Transparency (links to infojustice.org)

May 8, 2012 - Sen. Al Franken Urges Transparency on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (links to Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition)

May 8, 2012 - Citizen Trade Campaign: Coalition demands transparency in Trans-Pacific trade negotiations (link to citizenstrade.org)

May 7, 2012 - The Dallas Morning News: Trade talks begin in Addison between U.S., eight other nations (link to dallasnews.com)

May 7, 2012 - Inter Press Service: Next Round of Pacific Trade Talks Pact to Be Lengthy, Secretive (ipsnews.net)

May 4, 2012 - Huffington Post: Why Is the TPP Such a Big Secret? (link to huffingtonpost.com)

May 3, 2012 - Huffington Post: Congress Revolts on Obama Plan That Would Ban "Buy American" (link to huffingtonpost.com)

April 21, 2012 - IP Watch: Kenyan High Court's Overturning of Anti-Counterfeit Law Hailed (links to ip-watch.org)

April 20, 2012 - I Love Chile: Chilean Officials Question Benefits of Trans-Pacific Partnership (links to ilovechile.cl)

April 18, 2012 - Diario Financiero: Senador Ricardo Lagos Weber - Acuerdo Transpacífico contenidos y legitimidad

April 13, 2012 - Techdirt: Once Again, Public Interest Groups Kicked Out When Trying To Present Concerns About TPP (link to www.techdirt.com)

April 12, 2012 - Briefing Memo: Chile and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - Access to Medicines Risks & Continued Bullying from USTR

April 12, 2012 - Huffington Post: "Next SOPA" Going Global? (links to huffingtonpost.com)

April 10, 2012 - Public Citizen: U.S. Abandons Final Pretense of Transparency or Inclusion of Consumer, Health, Environmental, Labor Perspective in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks (link to citizen.org)

April 5, 2012 - US Decreases Stakeholder Process for TPP (links to infojustice.org)

April 4, 2012 - US Abbandons TPPA 'fig-leaf of transparency' (links to voxy.co.nz)

March 20, 2012 - Wyden files legislative amendments to require transparency in TPPA and Congressional approval for ACTA (links to keionline.org)

March 20, 2012 - The Conversation: Australia should defend neighbors in Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations (links to theconversation.edu.au)

March 19, 2012 - Expanding Access to Treatment for Hepatitis C in Resource-LImited Settings: Lessons from HIV/AIDS (Clinical Infectious Diseases Advance Access)

March 19, 2012 - Pharma in Focus: Alphapharm raises trade pact fear (link to pharmainfocus.com)

March 15, 2012 - Unanimously passed Maine House Resolution calling for transparency in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) (links to mainelegislature.org)

March 14, 2011 - GTPI supports judicial decision annulling patent HIV/AIDS medicine (link to www.patentes.org.br)

March 13, 2012 - Lori Wallach of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch on the TPP: A Stealth Attack on Democratic Governance (links to prospect.org)

March 12, 2012 - Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) Notes From the Eleventh Round of TPPA negotiations in Melbourne, Australia (links to keionline.org)

March 12, 2012 - Comments from James Love of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) on the granting of compulsory license on patents for the cancer drug sorafenib tosylate by India and news articles on the license (links to keionline.org)

March 12, 2012 - First ever compulsory license granted in India for the cancer drug sorafenib tosylate

March 9, 2012 - Folha.com: Decisão da Justiça anula patente de droga anti-Aids (link to www1.folha.uol.com.br) Brazilian court annuls patent on HIV/AIDS medicine (Kaletra) (in Portuguese)

March 9, 2012 - Inter Press Service News Agency: Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Reveals U.S.'s Unbridled Corporate Agenda

March 8, 2012 - Civil Society requests TPP Chilean negotiations information from President Pinera

March 7, 2012 - Senator Ron Wyden presses USTR Kirk on ACTA and TPP secrecy (links to youtube.com)

March 6, 2012 - Deborah Gleeson of La Trobe University on Australian radio discussing the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPP) and investor-state dispute settlement, tobacco control & access to medicines (links to thewire.org.au)

March 6, 2012 - Judit Rius of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders on Australian radio discussing the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPP) and access to medicines (links to abc.net.au)

March 5, 2012 - Kelly Nichols of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders op-ed in Canberra Times on the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPP) and access to medicines (links to canberratimes.com.au)

March 1, 2012 - Rob Lake of the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations on Australian radio discussing TPP and access to medicines

February 29, 2012 - Over 100 Vietnamese health advocacy groups release declaration on the Trans-Pacific FTA and access to medicines

February 21, 2012 - IP-Watch, Special Report: "TPP negotiations to heat up in Melbourne over patents, copyright, medicines" (link to twnside.org.sg)

February 10, 2012 - NHK World: Malaysia: Opposing the TPP (links to www3.nhk.or.jp)

February 10, 2012 - Amnesty International: ACTA a "Pandora's Box" of Potential Human Rights Violations; EU Governments Should Not Join

February 9, 2012 - Health Groups' Letter to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Against Corporate Sponsorship of Africa IP Forum (KEI, MSF, Health GAP, Oxfam, The George Washington University & Public Citizen)

February 5, 2012 - New York Times on ACTA threat to internet and access to medicines (links to nytimes.com)

February 2, 2012- - Big Money's Next Trade Goal Is 'NAFTA With Asia' (links to huffingtonpost.com)

January 31, 2012 - Public Citizen Applauds EU Commission Call for Removal of Linkage Between Patents and Generic Medicines Authorization

January 31, 2012 - Webcast of Public Forum on IP and the Trans-Pacific FTA - Panels discuss copyright provisions & provisions affecting access to medicines - Fast -forward to 1:33:15 for PC Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk (links to infojustice.org)

January 30, 2012 - Obama's Free Trade Agreement: Backdoor Deal with Corporate America? (link to laprogressive.com)

January 26, 2012 - KEI asks Senator Leahy (D-VT) to demand greater transparency in the Trans-Pacific free trade agreement (links to keionline.org)

January 13, 2012 - KEI Comment for House Committee on Ways & Means Hearing on Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement and KEI Reponse to Federal Register notice seeking comments regarding Canada's interest in Trans-Pacific FTA negotiations (both link to keionline.org)

January 5, 2012 - Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk's Presentation on Access to Medicines & IP Enforcement at American University Washington College of Law (June 2010)

January 5, 2012 - Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Director Peter Maybarduk's Presentation on ACTA at American University Washington College of Law (June 2010)

December 22, 2011 - A brief history of Johnson & Johnson's refusal to negotiate with the Medicines Patent Pool

December 21, 2011 - Abbott Laboratories responds with letter to the Vietnam Network of People Living with HIV

December 20, 2011 - Working Group on International Property (GTPI) on Brazilian Patent Office's decision to prioritize examination of the patent application related to heat-stable ritonavir and lopinavir/ritonavir (links to deolhonaspatentes.org.br)

December 19, 2011 - Charts comparing pharmaceutical patent and data provisions in leaked U.S. proposals to the TPFTA, TRIPS Agreement and FTAs in negotiating countries (now with long and short form versions

December 16, 2011 - PC's Op-ed in the Advocate: U.S. AIDS Policy vs. U.S. Trade Policy

December 15, 2011 - Johnson & Johnson response to Public Citizen letter on the Medicines Patent Pool

December 13, 2011 - KPFA Radio Interview with Global Access to Medicines Program Director, Peter Maybarduk; Matt Kavanagh, HealthGAP; & Ellen Shaffer, CPATH (recorded December 2, 2011)

December 10, 2011 - Public Citizen Brief on the Medicines Patent Pool

December 9, 2011 - Dr. Burcu Kilic's presentation on innovation and intellectual property systems at the Malaysian round

December 7, 2011 - Today, Public Citizen sent a letter to Tibotec/Johnson & Johnson urging them to negotiate licensing with the Medicines Patent Pool

December 5, 2011 - Chart comparing pharmaceutical patent and data provisions in leaked U.S. proposals to the TPFTA, TRIPS Agreement and FTAs in negotiating countries

December 1, 2011 - AIDS Treatment Revolution: Expand Generic Competition (links to truthout.org)

December 1, 2011 - Public Citizen World AIDS Day Statement: Expanding Global AIDS Treatment Through Generic Competition

November 22, 2011- - Oxfam Paper on the Trans-Pacific FTA Leaked U.S. IP Chapter Proposal

November 21, 2011 - Clinton's Global AIDS Fight May Be Hurt by U.S. Trade Initiative (links to bloomberg.com)

November 18, 2011 - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Doha Declaration

November 16, 2011 - Global Action To Open Generic Competition For Key AIDS Drug (links to ip-watch.org)

November 15, 2011 - Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program Responds to PhRMA's Claims on the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement in The Hill (links to thehill.com)

November 11, 2011 - Sign on to Health GAP's letter to President Obama asking him to scale up ARV treatment

November 10, 2011 - MSF: Brazilians demand greater access to crucial HIV drug (links to msfaccess.org)

November 10, 2011 - The Guardian: Unprecedented global campaign launches against pharma company (links to guardian.co.uk)

November 10, 2011 - Pharmalot: Activists Challenge Abbott Over Its AIDS Drug (links to pharmalot.com)

November 9, 2011 - Public Health Groups Launch Global Campaign Against Abbott Labs’ Monopoly on Critical AIDS Medicine

November 1, 2011 - Bangkok Post Editorial: Obama Administration Rolling Back Bush-era Stance on Access to Medicines; Opposition Abroad and Among NGOs is Near-Unanimous

October 25, 2011 - Spanish Translation of Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program's Summary of the Impact of the U.S. Proposal to the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Access to Medicines in Peru and Spanish Translation of Public Citizen's Comparative Analysis of the US Trans-Pacific FTA Proposal and Peruvian Law

October 24, 2011 - Stakeholder Forum Presentation Paper of Sharon Treat at the Lima Round of Trans-Pacific FTA Negotiations

October 24, 2011 - Stakeholder Forum Presentation of Edward Low (Positive Malaysian Treatment Access and Advocacy Group) at the Lima Round of Trans-Pacific FTA Negotiations

October 22, 2011 - Professor Sean Flynn's reaction to the leaked Trans-Pacific FTA Chapter on Transparency (links to infojustice.org) and Professor Jane Kelsey’s Preliminary Analysis of the Draft Chapter on Domestic Coherence (links to citizenstrade.org)

October 22, 2011 - Public Citizen Global Access to Medicines Program's Summary of the Impact of the U.S. Proposal to the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Access to Medicines in Peru

October 22, 2011 - Public Citizen's Comparative Analysis of the US Trans-Pacific FTA Proposal and Peruvian Law

October 22, 2011 - Leaked Trans-Pacific FTA Texts Reveal U.S. Undermining Access to Medicines (links to citizenstrade.org)

October 19, 2011 - Congressional Letter to USTR on Preserving Access to Medicines in the Trans-Pacific FTA

October 14, 2011 - Vietnam and the Trans-Pacific FTA (Vietnamese Translation)

October 14, 2011 - Civil Society letter to Peruvian Minister of Trade: IP and Access to Medicines

October 13, 2011 - US Sen. Bernie Sanders speech on FTAs' Negative Impact on Access to Medicines

October 12, 2011 - Oxfam America Analysis of USTR TEAM White Paper

October 11, 2011 - Excerpts of "New Trade Deal Would Benefit Big Pharma at AIDS Programs' Expense (Vietnamese Translation)

October 7, 2011 - International Coalition of Treatment Activists: Letter to President Ollanta Humala Tasso regarding impact of TPP on the health of people with HIV in Peru

October 5, 2011 - New Trade Deal Would Benefit Big Pharma At AIDS Programs' Expense (link to huffingtonpost.com)

October 4, 2011 - Prosa letter to President Ollanta Humala Tasso: requesting the President to take a position against TPP and US patent protection periods

September 30, 2011 - Summary of Peruvian News Stories on IP, the Trans-Pacific FTA, and Dangers to Access to Medicines

September 9, 2011 - Comparative Analysis of the U.S. Intellectual Property Proposal and Malaysian Law

September 5, 2011 - Malaysian Declaration on the Trans-Pacific FTA and Access to Medicines

September 2, 2011 - Comparative Analysis of the U.S. Intellectual Property Proposal and Australian Law

September 2, 2011 - "Patent Talks Lift Fear of Drug Price Rise" (links to canberratimes.com.au)

September 1, 2011 - "New Trade Agreement Threatens Australia's Laws on Medicines and Tobacco" (links to blogs.crikey.com.au/croakey/)

August 30, 2011 - "ACTA, TPPA Opponents Cite Broken Promises On Medicines, One-Sided Copyright Provisions" (links to bna.com)

August 29, 2011 - Sign on Now to this Statement of Solidarity with Beaten Korean AIDS Activists

August 2, 2011 - Members of Congress Stand up for Access to Medicines in the Trans-Pacific FTA

July 27, 2011 - Public Citizen Quoted in New York Times Article, "A Trade Barrier to Defeating AIDS"

July 8, 2011 - Analysis of Leaked U.S. Paper on Eliminating Patent Pre-Grant Opposition

July, 2011 - Leaked U.S. TPPA Paper on Eliminating Pre-grant Opposition

June 16, 2011 - Comparative Analysis of the U.S. Intellectual Property Proposal and Vietnamese Law

June 16, 2011 - Vietnam and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

May 10, 2011 - Leaked Cables Show U.S. Tried, Failed to Organize Against Ecuador Compulsory Licensing

February 23, 2011 - Trans-Pacific FTA Agreement: Leaked Intellectual Property Proposals - New Zealand: Proposed IP Chapter Text

February 23, 2011 - Trans-Pacific FTA Agreement: Leaked Intellectual Property Proposals - Chile: Preliminary Considerations for TPP IP Chapter

February 17, 2011 - Trans-Pacific FTA: Leaked Intellectual Property Proposals: United States: Jane Kelsey, "New Leaks of TPPA Text Show U.S. is Playing Hardball"

February 17, 2011 - U.S. TPP Partial IPR Text Goes Beyond Old FTA Provisions On Copyrights

February 15, 2011 - Letter from Trans-Pacific FTA Member Countries Health Groups to Trade Ministers on Safeguarding Access to Medicines in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (En Espanol),

February 14, 2011 - Civil Society letter to Chilean Minister of Foreign Relations: Requesting public access to TPP text and collaboration with civil society

February 10, 2011 - Leaked US Proposed IP Text to the Trans-Pacific FTA (links to keionline.org)

December 4, 2010 - Why the Trans Pacific Partnership Should Not Include Pharmaceutical Pricing Provisions, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP) at American University Washington College of Law

December 4, 2010 - Memo on Trans-Pacific FTA Negotiations and Access to Medicines

December 4, 2010 - Press Release: Leaked New Zealand Paper Challenges U.S. FTA Models in Trans-Pacific Trade Negotiations; Access to Medicines at Stake

December 3, 2010 - Analysis of the Leaked New Zealand Paper on IP and TPP, Public Citizen and Third World Network

December 3, 2010 - Leaked New Zealand Paper on Intellectual Property and the Proposed Trans-Pacific FTA

November 19, 2010 - Comments on USPTO Proposal for Incentivizing Humanitarian Licensing of Patented Technologies, joint submission with Medicins Sans Frontieres, Oxfam America and Knowledge Ecology International

September 2010 - One Year of the Peru-U.S. FTA: Study results in Spanish, Peruvian Network for Globalization with Equity (RedGE)

September 2010 - ACTA and Public Health;(links to digitalcommons.wcl.american.edu)

September 30, 2010 - Public Citizen letter to Indian Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on compulsory licensing

September 10, 2010 - ACTA's Scope and Access to Medicines

September 9, 2010 - Coalition Letter on the Proposed Trans Pacific FTA and Global Access to Medicines

May 25, 2010 - Comments to the European Commission on Customs Regulation 1383/2003

May 5, 2010 - Public Citizen letter to Dr. Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO on NGO access at the 2010 World Health Assembly

April 22, 2010 - Press Release: By Authorizing Generic Competition, Ecuador Cuts Cost of Key HIV/AIDS Drug

August, 2009 - Ecuadorian Institute for Intellectual Property: Administrative Guide for the issuance of compulsory licenses for pharmaceutical products in Ecuador

July 2, 2009 - Essential Action letter to Consultations and Liaison Division (BSL) of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada on ACTA

June 30, 2009 - Inter-American Dialogues: Will Venezuela Move to Modify Pharmaceutical Patents?

November 25, 2008 - Civil Society Letter to Dr. Gutierrez: Proposal to increase access to HIV treatment in Ecuador

March 21, 2008 - Essential Action Letter to USTR Director for IP: Comments on the Proposal of an Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

July 20, 2007 - Public Citizen: Envisioning a public interest response to counterfeiting and drug quality

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