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Canada Brussels - 14 August 2012

CETA is not ACTA

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Recent reports suggest that the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement currently under negotiation could become an "ACTA through the backdoor", referring to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement which was rejected by the European Parliament on 4 July 2012.

The accusations are unfounded since they rely on outdated and incomplete information.

So what is on the table between the EU and Canada when it comes to intellectual property rights? This factsheet gives a comprehensive overview of what is being negotiated between the EU and Canada when it comes to intellectual property rights.

Factsheet: The EU's Free Trade Agreement with Canada and intellectual property rights protection