KEI Comments on US/EU Trade negotiations (TTIP), Docket No. USTR-2013-0019

A PDF version of our comments is available here.

People have until midnight May 10, 2013 to file comments, here:!documentDetail;D=USTR-2013-0019-0001

This is the table of contents.

Comments on the Administration’s Intention to Enter Into Negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Agreement
Response to Docket No. USTR-2013-0019


  • Transparency of Negotiations in Other Fora
  • Why do people think trade negotiations are secret?

Comments on Intellectual Property

  • Medical Technologies
  • Scope of Patentability
  • Patent Term Extensions
  • Patent Linkage
  • Exclusive Rights Over Test Data
  • The Doha Declaration
  • Copyright
  • Copyright terms
  • Orphan Works
  • Cross-border sharing of accessible format works
  • Economic Importance of Limitations and Exceptions
  • Copyright in the Digital Environment
  • Standards Essential Patents

Chapter on Access to Knowledge
Supply of Public Goods
Tax Avoidance
Financial Transactions Tax!documentDetail;D=USTR-2013-0019-0139

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