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15:00 : Welcome and introduction to the workshop by INTA Chairman Prof. [https://memopol.lqdn.fr/europe/parliament/deputy/VitalMoreira/ Vital MOREIRA]
 
15:00 : Welcome and introduction to the workshop by INTA Chairman Prof. [https://memopol.lqdn.fr/europe/parliament/deputy/VitalMoreira/ Vital MOREIRA]
  
===Panel 1===
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*15:15: '''A comprehensive assessment of the “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” (ACTA) and the EU IPR protection and enforcement-related trade policies'''.<br/>
15:15: '''A comprehensive assessment of the “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” (ACTA) and the EU IPR protection and enforcement-related trade policies'''.<br/>
 
 
Speakers: Mr [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/acta-commissioner-de-gucht-lies-to-the-eu-parliament Karel DE GUCHT] (EU Commissioner for Trade), Dr [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Geist Michael GEIST] (University of Ottawa), Prof. [http://www.ceipi.edu/index.php?id=7492&L=2 Christophe GEIGER] (University of Strasbourg)
 
Speakers: Mr [http://www.laquadrature.net/en/acta-commissioner-de-gucht-lies-to-the-eu-parliament Karel DE GUCHT] (EU Commissioner for Trade), Dr [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Geist Michael GEIST] (University of Ottawa), Prof. [http://www.ceipi.edu/index.php?id=7492&L=2 Christophe GEIGER] (University of Strasbourg)
  
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*16.15: '''Presentation of the European Parliament’s External Study entitled “The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement”''' (Policy Department, 2011)<br/>
16.15: '''Presentation of the European Parliament’s External Study entitled “The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement”''' (Policy Department, 2011)<br/>
 
 
Speakers: Prof. [http://unimaas.academia.edu/ProfAnselmKampermanSandersPhDLond Anselm Kamperman SANDERS] (Maastricht University) Prof. [http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/web/Faculteiten/FdR/Thema/OverDeFaculteit/Medewerkers/MedewerkersAbc/ShabalalaD..htm Dalindyebo SHABALALA] (Maastricht University)
 
Speakers: Prof. [http://unimaas.academia.edu/ProfAnselmKampermanSandersPhDLond Anselm Kamperman SANDERS] (Maastricht University) Prof. [http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/web/Faculteiten/FdR/Thema/OverDeFaculteit/Medewerkers/MedewerkersAbc/ShabalalaD..htm Dalindyebo SHABALALA] (Maastricht University)
 
   
 
   
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The presentation will be followed by comments from the European Commission represented by Mr [http://ec.europa.eu/staffdir/plsql/gsys_fonct.properties?pLang=EN&pSernum=604143 Pedro VELASCO MARTINS]
 
The presentation will be followed by comments from the European Commission represented by Mr [http://ec.europa.eu/staffdir/plsql/gsys_fonct.properties?pLang=EN&pSernum=604143 Pedro VELASCO MARTINS]
  
===Panel 3===
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*17.15: '''Specific aspects of ACTA'''<br/>
17.15: '''Specific aspects of ACTA'''<br/>
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**'''''The EU acquis and ACTA: Are civil liberties under threat? - What will be the likely impact of ACTA on EU Member States’ national legislation on IPR enforcement?<br/>'''''
'''''The EU acquis and ACTA: Are civil liberties under threat? - What will be the likely impact of ACTA on EU Member States’ national legislation on IPR enforcement?<br/>'''''
 
 
Speakers: Dr [http://www.altius.com/en/lawyers/partners/olivier-vrins/ Olivier VRINS] (ALTIUS Lawyers), Mr Rupert SCHLEGELMILCH (Director, European Commission, DG Trade) or Mr Anders JESSEN (Head of Unit, European Commission DG TRADE)
 
Speakers: Dr [http://www.altius.com/en/lawyers/partners/olivier-vrins/ Olivier VRINS] (ALTIUS Lawyers), Mr Rupert SCHLEGELMILCH (Director, European Commission, DG Trade) or Mr Anders JESSEN (Head of Unit, European Commission DG TRADE)
 
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'''''Is ACTA likely to restrict access to medicines in developing countries? Is ACTA a potential danger for trade in generic drugs?'''''<br/>
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**'''''Is ACTA likely to restrict access to medicines in developing countries? Is ACTA a potential danger for trade in generic drugs?'''''<br/>
 
Speakers: Dr [http://lecturer.haifa.ac.il/showen/865 Meir PUGATCH] (University of Haifa), Mr Rupert SCHLEGELMILCH (Director, European Commission, DG Trade) or Mr Anders JESSEN (Head of Unit, European Commission DG TRADE)
 
Speakers: Dr [http://lecturer.haifa.ac.il/showen/865 Meir PUGATCH] (University of Haifa), Mr Rupert SCHLEGELMILCH (Director, European Commission, DG Trade) or Mr Anders JESSEN (Head of Unit, European Commission DG TRADE)
  
 
===Conclusion of workshop===
 
===Conclusion of workshop===
18.15 Concluding remarks by INTA rapporteur
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*18.15 Concluding remarks by INTA rapporteur
 
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18.25 Closure of the workshop by INTA Chairman Prof. [https://memopol.lqdn.fr/europe/parliament/deputy/VitalMoreira/ Vital MOREIRA]
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*18.25 Closure of the workshop by INTA Chairman Prof. [https://memopol.lqdn.fr/europe/parliament/deputy/VitalMoreira/ Vital MOREIRA]

Revision as of 17:38, 14 February 2012


On March 1st, 2012, the European Parliament's "INTA" committee holds a public workshop on ACTA.
This page give all the information on this meeting.
See our dossier on ACTA, a list of NGOs, politicians, academics, etc. against ACTA, counter-arguments to answer those defending ACTA, and a 2 minute video on ACTA.
To be informed about the next steps to urge Members of the European Parliament to reject ACTA, send a blank email to NOtoACTA-subscribe@laquadrature.net to subscribe to our list.
To discuss ACTA, subscribe to our discussion list by sending a blank email to acta-subscribe@laquadrature.net. We won't use your email for anything else.


Practical information

Location

European Parliament
Brussels
Paul-Henri Spaak Building
Room P3C050

Time

Thursday, 1 March 2012
From 15.00 to 18.30

Programme

15:00 : Welcome and introduction to the workshop by INTA Chairman Prof. Vital MOREIRA

  • 15:15: A comprehensive assessment of the “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” (ACTA) and the EU IPR protection and enforcement-related trade policies.

Speakers: Mr Karel DE GUCHT (EU Commissioner for Trade), Dr Michael GEIST (University of Ottawa), Prof. Christophe GEIGER (University of Strasbourg)

  • 16.15: Presentation of the European Parliament’s External Study entitled “The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” (Policy Department, 2011)

Speakers: Prof. Anselm Kamperman SANDERS (Maastricht University) Prof. Dalindyebo SHABALALA (Maastricht University)


The presentation will be followed by comments from the European Commission represented by Mr Pedro VELASCO MARTINS

  • 17.15: Specific aspects of ACTA
    • The EU acquis and ACTA: Are civil liberties under threat? - What will be the likely impact of ACTA on EU Member States’ national legislation on IPR enforcement?

Speakers: Dr Olivier VRINS (ALTIUS Lawyers), Mr Rupert SCHLEGELMILCH (Director, European Commission, DG Trade) or Mr Anders JESSEN (Head of Unit, European Commission DG TRADE)

    • Is ACTA likely to restrict access to medicines in developing countries? Is ACTA a potential danger for trade in generic drugs?

Speakers: Dr Meir PUGATCH (University of Haifa), Mr Rupert SCHLEGELMILCH (Director, European Commission, DG Trade) or Mr Anders JESSEN (Head of Unit, European Commission DG TRADE)

Conclusion of workshop

  • 18.15 Concluding remarks by INTA rapporteur


  • 18.25 Closure of the workshop by INTA Chairman Prof. Vital MOREIRA