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Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement: GPhA, NGOs Oppose Proposed IP Provisions

Executive Summary

As the U.S. enters the eighth round of negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, non-government organizations and the generic drug industry are speaking out against intellectual property proposals backed by brand-name pharma.

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