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

Joint Statement on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (Australian Greens, Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, Green Party of Canada, August 19, 2012 (links to

Australian Digital Alliance, "How access to knowledge may be restricted under the TPP", March 2012 (links to

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.