25 August 2011

ACTA About to be Signed by European Union

In a new article titled Draft Decision: Council of EU one step closer to sign ACTA on our ksnh::law blog we report on the latest developments of the ACTA negotiations in the European Union, the purpose of which is to establish international standards on intellectual property rights enforcement.

According to a draft decision of the EU Council (cf. Document 12192/11) the President of the Council, Mr Herman Van Rompuy, shall be authorised to designate the persons empowered to sign the Agreement on behalf of the Union.

Please read the details here.