Talking point: ACTA

The content and format of the Anti-CounterfeitingTrade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations are hot topics ofdebate, with commentators questioning whether theagreement will deal with anti-counterfeiting at all orrather focus on copyright infringement in the digitalenvironment. The secretive nature of the discussions,which has been characterized by a series of documentleaks, has also come under fire. WTR speaks to StanMcCoy, assistant US trade representative for intellectualproperty and innovation at the Office of the US TradeRepresentative (USTR), for the latest on the discussionsand asks industry commentators for their views


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