The protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) in international trade advanced with the signing of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by eight countries, but the treaty remains contested with regard to ratification, fundamental rights and substantive issues, especially on the web (copyright). Here is a roundup of my ACTA blog posts (EN SV FI), which highlight sources and opinions about controversial issues :

ACTA signed – EU deaf-mute

IPR protection in world trade: ACTA signed

IPR protection: ACTA opinions USA and EU

ACTA undertecknat men inte av EU

EU and ACTA

ACTA – väärentämisenvastainen kauppasopimus etenee

EU: Underteckande och ingående av handelsavtalet om varumärkesförfalskning ACTA

Greens challenge ACTA legality

IPR in ACTA: Controversial issues EU, Canada, USA

Ralf Grahn