August 25, 2011

10:00   Release of EU Greens Draft Analysis of ACTA
11:00   Analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement


Megan Smith | megans@wcl.american.edu | 202-274-4276
Sean Flynn | sflynn@wcl.american.edu | 202-294-5749

Draft Reports:

Draft Report: ACTA and Access to Medicines
Draft Report: ACTA and the European Convention on Human Rights & the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights


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Prior to the opening of the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, a press briefing will be held to release two Draft reports commissioned by the EU Greens on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, and its impact on the public interest.

The release of the reports will be followed by an analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership’s IP and pharmaceutical chapters before upcoming negotiations in Chicago.

The briefing swill be webcast, and questions will be taken from the public via email (globalcong@gmail.com)

Invited experts & panelists for the press event include:

  • Sean Flynn, American University Washington College of Law
  • Erik Josefsson, EU Green Party
  • Alberto Cerda, University of Chile
  • Rashmi Rangnath, Public Knowledge
  • Kimberlee Weatherall, University of Queensland, Australia
  • León Felipe Sánchez Ambía, Creative Commons, Mexico
  • Margot Kaminski, Yale University
  • Christophe Geiger, CEIPI, University of Strasbourg
  • Jérémie Zimmermann, La Quadrature du Net
  • Peter Maybarduk, Public Citizen
  • Matt Kavanagh, Health GAP
  • John Bergmayer, Public Knowledge
  • Jonathan Band, policybandwidth


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