Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) Initiative (the 9th Round of Negotiation)

June 21, 2010
Japanese

  1. The 9th round of negotiations on the proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) will be held from June 28 (Mon) to July 1 (Thu) in Luzern, hosted by the Swiss Confederation.

  2. Participants in the negotiations will include Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United States (alphabetically order).

  3. The Government of Japan looks to actively lead discussions with the other concerned countries with a view to realizing the ACTA as early as possible.

 

Proposed Agenda in English

ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TRADE AGREEMENT (ACTA) PROPOSED AGENDA, 9th Round of Negotiations

28 June to 1 July 2010, Lucerne/Switzerland

Monday 28 June

08.30 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 09.30 Opening of Negotiations
09.30 - 12.30 Report on Intersessional Work and Discussion
13.30 - 19.30 'Civil Enforcement'

Tuesday 29 June

08.30 -12.30 'Enforcement in the Digital Environment' (Plenary)
13.30 - open-end 'Criminal Enforcement' (Plenary)
13.30 - open-end 'Enforcement in the Digital Environment' (Copyright Expert Group)

Wednesday 30 June

08.30 -12.30 'Border Measures' (Plenary)
09.00 -12.30 'Enforcement in the Digital Environment' (Copyright Expert Group)
13.30 - 17.00 'Scope' of ACTA and 'Civil Enforcement' (Plenary)
13.30 - 17.00 'Enforcement in the Digital Environment' (Copyright Expert Group)
17.00 - open-end 'Enforcement in the Digital Environment' (Plenary)

Thursday 1st July

08.30 -12.30 Continuation of Work on Chapter 2 Sections or Chapter 4 'Enforcement Practices'
13.30 - 16.00 'International Cooperation'
16.00 - 17.00 'Transparency', Press Statement and Next Steps

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