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Reaction on Ninth Round of Negotiations on ACTA

07/01/2010 - 5:28pm

The 9th round of negotiations on the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was held in Lucerne, Switzerland from 28 June to 1 July 2010, hosted by Switzerland. Participants in the negotiations included Australia, Canada, the European Union, represented by the European Commission, the EU Presidency (Spain, then Belgium on July 1) and EU Member States, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States of America. Here are what some people are saying about the round:

ICC's Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) and the International Trademark Association (INTA)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC)

BUSINESSEUROPE, the International Intellectual Property Protection Forum of Japan (IIPPF), and the Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC)