TPP

EMC names Sumash Singh as MD of Malaysian ops
EMC Corp has announced the appointment of Sumash Singh as managing director of EMC Malaysia.
Another look at the TPPA’s IP chapter
The IP chapter goes much further than pharmaceuticals and biologics, and some other issues may have been overlooked, writes Dr Shawn Tan.
APAC businesses poised for major digital transformation: HDS AsiaPac CTO
Businesses in APAC will experience major digital transformation next year as they strive to improve a host of key tech and non-tech functions, according to HDS.
Global cultural treasures we will lose for 20yrs under the TPP
What do Japan’s Blue Sky Library, Malaysia’s answer to John Wayne, and the first recorded composer from New Zealand, all have in common? They could all disappear from their countries’ public domain for the next 20 years, if the current agreement on copyright term extension in the TPP holds, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm of the EFF.
Asian countries battle IP ‘maximalism’ in leaked TPP chapter
The leak of the TPP's IP chapter confirms that we were all right to be worried – the TPP is indeed bad news, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
The TPP and Malaysian IT firms
The lowering of trade barriers -- which the TPP proposes -- cuts both ways. Despite the foreign influx of labour and products, it also provides opportunity to gain further access into trade members' markets, writes Bernard Sia.
Is digital piracy harmful to consumers?
Anti-counterfeiting campaigns shouldn't be cloaked as consumer protection measures, when what they really come down to are protecting industry’s copyright and patent rights, and the monopoly profits that they draw from those rights, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
Adverse effects of online clampdown by SEA governments
Governments in South-East Asia have been increasing their attempts to control and regulate online activity and expression, which advocates say will have a chilling effect on socioeconomic progress in the region.
IP Rights chapter of TPP far from final: MITI
MITI’s open day of discussions on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, while a laudable first step, produces more questions than answers, writes Gabey Goh.
Lack of clarity and info on TPP a major concern
When it comes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, or TPP, even proponents are voicing concerns over the lack of clarity and detail, as noted in a debate organised by Consumers International and DNA.
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