TPPA

Opportunities for the taking amidst challenging times in 2017
Enterprises should take advantage of the slowdown to transform their businesses in 2017 to become more digital in nature.
Pikom remains bullish on ICT sector despite GDP downgrade
Living in uncertain times, Pikom concerned over potential changes in US economic policies and the threat of a slower Chinese economy.  
Bread & Kaya: Malaysian cyberlaw updates in 2015
New, complex cases emerged in our courts, and Parliament enacted new laws to combat ‘negativities’ created by social media.  
Startup slugfest: Business model vs business ‘frame’
Entrepreneurs have that special ability to join the dots, pivot and adjust their offering; and the successful ones develop a strong business frame rather than a business model, write Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
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.
The next industrial revolution is going to hurt us bad
With increased robotics, there will be significantly less requirement for labour. The countries that are dependent on traditional manufacturing as a driver of the economy – like Malaysia – are going to be hurt badly, write Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
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.
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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