Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement is currently being negotiated between Australia, the US, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, and Singapore, aimed at simplifying trade between the 12 nations. A leaked version of the chapter on Intellectual Property has caused concern in some quarters that the US have been pushing for tougher IP provisions in the agreement. An interesting analysis of the leaked section can be found here: