As TPP Negotiations Loom, Reports Differ On IP Policy

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 8:30 PM EDT) -- With the next round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership slated to get under way next week, the intellectual property protection provisions were spotlighted in two reports Wednesday, one arguing the trade pact doesn't do enough to protect IP and the other saying it goes too far.

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a think tank whose board includes executives from companies including Hewlett-Packard Co. and Cisco Systems Inc., said in a report that the U.S. must ensure that the other 10 countries that are party...
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