[Ip-health] Analysis: Malaysia, access to meds and the TPPA

Peter Maybarduk pmaybarduk at citizen.org
Wed Sep 21 11:20:00 PDT 2011

New from Public Citizen, distributed during the Chicago round of Trans-Pacific FTA negotiations:

"Dangers for Access to Medicines in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Comparative Analysis of the U.S. Intellectual Property Proposal and Malaysian Law."

Available at: http://citizen.org/malaysia-Trans-Pacific-FTA-chart

Thanks also to Professor Dr. Heng Gee Lim of the Universiti Teknologi Mara for his comments and suggestions.

Parallel analyses of changes the US proposal would require of Vietnamese and Australian law are available here: http://www.citizen.org/more-about-trans-pacific-fta

Immediately prior to the round, Malaysian civil society partners released a "Declaration on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement & Access to Medicines," available here: http://www.citizen.org/malaysia-declaration

-Peter & Burcu

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