TAG: Free Trade Agreement
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]