Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)(Opening for Signature)

May 1, 2011

  1. The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was opened for signature on May 1, following its adoption by participants in its negotiations on April 15.The Government of Japan will receive signatures as the Depositary of this Agreement.

  2. The Government of Japan looks to continue efforts with the other concerned countries with a view to bringing the ACTA into effect as soon as possible.
    • (*This is a provisional translation. The above date denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)