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The ACTA and the Plurilateral Enforcement Agenda: Genesis and Aftermath

Edited by: Pedro Roffe, Xavier Seuba

ISBN13: 9781107070127
Published: November 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £80.00



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This book analyses the ACTA and its relation with ongoing initiatives to improve enforcement of intellectual property and norms pertaining to international legal regimes.

Subjects:
Intellectual Property Law
Contents:
Part I. The Final Act: Its Main Features and Contents:
1. An overview of the agreement: contents and features Frederick Abbott
2. ACTA initial provisions and general definitions Xavier Seuba
3. ACTA general obligations with respect to enforcement Xavier Seuba
4. Provisions on civil enforcement - section 2 of ACTA Anselm Kamperman Sanders
5. Legal framework for enforcement: border measures Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan
6. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and beyond: towards a differentiated approach to criminal enforcement of intellectual property rights at the global level Christopher Geiger
7. ACTA's digital chapter: remaining concerns and what can be done Rita Matulionyte
8. The ACTA committee Peter Yu

Part II. Domestic Legislative Challenges:
9. ACTA's constitutional problem in the United States Sean Flynn
10. Trick or treaty?: the Australian debate over the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Matthew Rimmer
11. A Brazilian perspective: res inter alios ACTA Denis Borges Barbosa
12. Lessons to be drawn from the ACTA process: an African perspective Andrew Rens

Part III. Impact on Related Processes:
13. Three steps taken toward a reinterpreted three-step test: the impact of ACTA and SOPA on TPP Jonathan Band
14. ACTA and the future of access to knowledge in the digital environment: U.S. enforcement trends as a global predictor Annemarie Bridy
15. ACTA, East African enforcement legislation and generic medicines - a comparison Christoph Spennemann
16. The EU and its IP policies: ACTA and third countries Anselm Kampermann Sanders

Part IV. Views from Stakeholders: Lessons:
17. Lessons learned from the ACTA process: an industry perspective Candice Li
18. Lessons learned from the ACTA process: the view of creators Adriana Moscoso
19. ACTA, a view from the eye of the storm Marietje Schaake
20. ACTA, EU, and economic, social, and cultural rights in the digital environment Ante Wessels

Part V. What Lies behind ACTA:
21. Assessing the implications of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement for the European Union: legitimate aim but wrong means Christophe Geiger
22. ACTA: anatomy of a failed agreement Bryan Mercurio
23. What was left out of ACTA Kimberlee Weatherall
24. Slaying the ACTA myths Michael Geist
25. Developing countries and ACTA: the anatomy of contestation Ahmed Abdel Latif
26. ACTA: what lessons for future plurilateral agreements? Ricardo Melendez-Ortiz and Ahmed Abdel Latif.