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Public Citizen Analysis

Welcoming Japan: Patent Issues in the TPP and Japanese Innovation System

Presentation by Dr. Burcu Kilic - July 22, 2013



Public Citizen Presents on TPP in Japan

Public Citizen's Peter Maybarduk speaks at March 12, 2012 International Symposium on TPP in Japan (links to youtube.com)

Public Citizen's Peter Maybarduk and others speak at March 12, 2012 anti-TPP Rally in Japan (links to iwj.co.jp)

Japanese Movement Against TPP Growing

Petitions against the TPP from Japanese Representatives


Democratic Party of Japan Members Resign in Protest of TPP, July 23, 2012 (link to Daily Yomiuri Online)

Japanese Representatives Petition Against Joining TPP Negotiations, November 11, 2011 (link to citizen.org)

Emergency Resolution Against An Immature Pledge To Join TPP Negotiations, October 21, 2011 (link to citizen.org)



Translated Lyrics:

STOP together! TPP
STOP together! TPP
When combined force everyone
We should stop TPP

Genetically modified Be Careful
TPP that can not be left
It is threatened by food safety
Bad TPP is off guard

Employment decrease, and wages fall
TPP'll cause hunger
Deflation is willing, economic decline
TPP I is not that good

The priority the interests of foreign companies
TPP's funny like that
I'm not a problem of agriculture one
Problem of TPP you!

I might not be able to parody cosplay
TPP I hate such a thing
Be deprived of freedom of expression
TPP that are not allowed

Can not go hospital if there is no money
Everyone will be troubled by TPP
Appendix surgery will cost two million!
Anyone will be troubled by TPP

More Resources on TPP in Japan


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