As the Philippines participates in negotiations for new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs), it is crucial for the country to have a critical assessment of its readiness to meet the obligations set out therein.
Trade and Intellectual Property
This paper documents the strong growth in tools used by firms to protect their intellectual property (IP), develop their know-how, and build and maintain their reputation globally.
To ensure the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement creates a framework in which life sciences innovation flourishes throughout the TPP region, it needs to include 12 years of data protection for novel biologic drugs.
Canada should consider adopting an “Innovation Box” approach to encourage business investment in innovative processes that improve productivity, growth, and incomes.