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Despite the United States withdrawing from the Trans-Pacic Partnership (TPP) Agreement, its template of rules remains highly relevant for future negotiations on international trade. This book helps to evaluate the legal provisions of this pact, its background and its possible evolutionary path. There is a view in the policy discourse that India should actively embrace the norms contained in the Agreement. Trans-Pacic Partnership Agreement: A Framework for Future Trade Rules? offers a balanced and objective analysis of the likely impact of the TPP template of rules on developing countries such as India and significantly contributes to the ongoing debate regarding India's ideal stance. This book will be useful for policymakers, trade lawyers, policy analysts, academics, economists and government officials, especially those from developing countries.
Chapter 5: Conforming India's IPR Laws to the TPP's IPR Standards: Issues and Concerns for India
Conforming India's IPR Laws to the TPP's IPR Standards: Issues and Concerns for India
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) created ripples in the world trading system when it was concluded on 4 October 2015. Negotiated by over 12 countries across the Pacific Ocean including the United States of America (USA; which was the driving force behind the negotiations), and covering nearly 40 per cent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP), the TPP was touted to be the world's largest trade agreement concluded outside the World Trade Organization (WTO). However, the inauguration of a new president in the USA in January 2017 sounded a ...