Agenda of 10th Round ACTA negotiations, August 16-20, Washington DC

USTR will host the next round of ACTA negotiations that will take place all of next week, August 16-20, in Washington DC. According to USTR yesterday, the negotiators "expect to cover all issues" and the agenda would be made available in a day or so.

Here is a proposed agenda that we have obtained from another source.

ANTI-COUNTERFEITING TRADE AGREEMENT (ACTA)
PROPOSED AGENDA
10th Round of Negotiations
August 16th-20th, 2010, Washington, DC

Monday August 16
08.30 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 09.30 Opening of Negotiations
09.30 - 12.00 Discussion in Plenary room begins
12:00-2:00 Lunch at the White House Conference Center
2:00- open ended a) Discussion in the Plenary room continues
b) Discussion in the Legal Experts Group begins

Tuesday August 17
08: 30 -12:00 Discussion in the Plenary room continues
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch at the White House Conference Center
2:00- - open-end a) Discussion in the Plenary room continues
b) Discussion in the Legal Experts Group continues

Wednesday August 18
08: 30 -12:00 Discussion in the Plenary room continues
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch at USTR
2:00- - open-end a) Discussion in the Plenary room continues
b) Discussion in the Legal Experts Group continues

Thursday August 19
08: 30 -12:00 Discussion in the Plenary room continues
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch at the White House Conference Center
2:00- - open-end a) Discussion in the Plenary room continues
b) Discussion in the Legal Experts Group continues

Friday August 20
08: 30 -12:00 Discussion in the Plenary room continues
12:00 – 2:00 Lunch at the White House Conference Center
2:00- - open-end a) Discussion in the Plenary room continues
b) Discussion in the Legal Experts Group continues

Order of Topics for Discussion:

Plenary Room
1 Enforcement Practices &
International Cooperation
2 Digital Issues
3 Criminal
4 Civil
5 Customs
6 Next Steps
7 Transparency
8 Press Release

Side Room
Legal Experts (Final Provisions/Institutional/Initial Provisions/General Obligations)
Digital (if necessary, once it’s done in the Plenary room)

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