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    http://www.bio.org/node/18828.

  2. 2.

    http://www.msfaccess.org/sites/default/files/MSF_assets/Access/Docs/Access_Letter_MSF-TPPOpenLetterGeneral_ENG_2013.pdf.

  3. 3.

    http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2011/november/outlines-trans-pacific-partnership-agreement.

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    For details, see http://www.ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements – Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama.

  5. 5.

    See Bill of Implementation, Dominican Republic-Central American-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (2005, Sec. 102. Relationship of the Agreement to United States and State Law). The bills of implementation of trade agreements signed by the USA use the same format and similar wording.

  6. 6.

    Abbott (2006).

  7. 7.

    Section 101, Dominican Republic-Central American-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Pub. L. 109-53, 119 Stat. 462 (2005).

  8. 8.

    http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/archives/2004/july/us-australia-free-trade-agreement-questions-and.

  9. 9.

    See Pedro Roffe and Mariano Genovesi, “Implementación y Administración de los Capítulos de Propiedad Intelectual en los Acuerdos de Libre Comercio con los Estados Unidos: La Experiencia de Cuatro Países de América Latina”, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, Vicepresidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento Sector de Integración y Comercio, Inter-American Development Bank, Sector of Integration and Trade, Policy Brief (No. IDB-PB-129) (September 2011).

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    See Pedro Roffe and Mariano Genovesi, “Implementación y Administración de los Capítulos de Propiedad Intelectual en los Acuerdos de Libre Comercio con los Estados Unidos: La Experiencia de Cuatro Países de América Latina”, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, Vicepresidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento Sector de Integracin y Comercio, Inter-American Development Bank, Sector of Integration and Trade, Policy Brief (No. IDB-PB-129) (September 2011).

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Roffe, P. Free Trade Agreements and the Americas. IIC 44, 932–942 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40319-013-0121-7

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  • Intellectual Property
  • Latin American Country
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  • Trips Agreement
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