On October 23, 2007, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. Government was going to negotiate an Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). This ACTA effort is intended to provide a framework for countries committed to strong intellectual property rights protection to more effectively combat the serious problems of infringement, particularly copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting.  Countries currently engaged in the negotiations include Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United States.
ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TRADE AGREEMENT (ACTA)
  September 30, 2011 IIPA applauds the formal signing of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in Tokyo, Japan.
  February 15, 2011 IIPA filed written comments with USTR on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.
  October 6, 2010 IIPA commented on the conclusion of ACTA.
  April 22, 2010

IIPA commented on the public release of the draft text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)

  March 2010 USTR Fact Sheet on ACTA
  September 22, 2009 IIPA Presidents sign letter to President Obama regarding the importance of ACTA and nominating the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC). 
  April  6, 2009 USTR Fact Sheet on ACTA
  August  2, 2008 USTR Fact Sheet on ACTA
  September 22, 2008 IIPA issues statement on the negotiations for an Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
  March 21, 2008 IIPA comments in the USTR docket on the ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement).
  October 2, 2007 IIPA applauds USTR for commencing negotiations on a proposed Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
 

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