The TPP, IP and the Australasian healthcare industry – what’s at stake?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) presently under negotiation by Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. Its earliest origins date back to 2005 – and in December 2012, the fifteenth round of negotiations took place in Auckland, New Zealand. Recently, the