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Could TPP seal the fate of geographical indications?

By Yves Renouf, IIT Visiting WTO Fellow This year, the Asia WTO Research Network Annual Conference, held in Hong Kong on 16-17 May, discussed the paradigm shift in international trade regulation that may result from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Dr Danny Friedmann, Research Associate in the Law Faculty of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, discussed […]

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28 October 2016 | Luncheon Discussion | What’s in a Name? Geographical Indications. How they are handled in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and implications for the EU/Australia FTA?

The EU Centre for Global Affairs invites you to a formal luncheon discussion on the origin labelling implications for local South Australian food and beverage producers – as well as the EU/Australia FTA negotiations – of the TPP’s push towards a trademark system (rather than sui generis system) to protect Geographical Indications. Date: Friday, 28 October […]

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Who’s Afraid of Investor-State Dispute Settlement?

Unpacking myths and realities from the FTAs with the US, with China, the emerging Trans Pacific Partnership …..and a future prospective agreement with the EU ….. The EU Centre for Global Affairs, in association with Minter Ellison, is hosting a luncheon discussion to explore the various options for handling Investor-State disputes in the global commercial […]

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TPP – An update from our Visiting Fellow, John Garnaut

So Andrew Robb has stared down the US Trade representative, Mike Froman, to leave the medical intellectual property regime broadly unchanged. “Froman and I got into an arm wrestle on this,” as a bleary-eyed trade minister told me from Atlanta. “We had 10 meetings in 2½ days.” By exhausting Froman into submission, and protecting Australia’s […]

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