Intellectual Property

General introduction

TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

28 April 2016

12 reasons the Green/EFA Group is opposed to CETA

You’ve heard a lot recently the EU-US deal TTIP, which we’ve raised as threat to ordinary people on both sides of the Atlantic. Well there’s another transatlantic deal which will soon be voted on in the European Parliament that raises similar concerns. The EU-Canada agreement CETA is a different beast to TTIP, but its contents are just as concerning. Here are some reasons why we’re worried. more

28 April 2015

Global Day of Action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA

Greens joined hundreds of rallies staged worldwide as citizens say NO to controversial trade deals more

22 April 2015

MEPs vote against liberalisation of culture, media and education through TTIP

Helga Trüpel Vice-President of the Culture and Education Committee remarks on the CULT opinion, and is keeping a watchful eye on the next vote at the International Trade Committee more

31 March 2015

Remember ACTA? The Commission is using the same rhetoric for TTIP. And it's not going to work.

TTIP myths document "utterly fails" to address genuine concerns argues Max Andersson MEP more

16 March 2015

Trade secrets can harm your health, your environment, your career

The European Parliament is now discussing a draft proposal of the European Commission to establish a EU directive on trade secrets. Right now the protection of trade secrets is left up to Member States. more

23 January 2015

Lange’s ‘working document’ a showcase of S&D’s TTIP stance

Second largest group in the Parliament holds many TTIP cards. So what is their stance? more

14 October 2014

Decentralised Day of Action: highlights in images

450 events in 24 EU member states, involving thousands of EU citizens. So what did the day of action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA look like? more

11 October 2014

Pan-European protests on TTIP, CETA and TiSA take place today.

Hundreds of thousands expected to attend events in cities across Europe today more

17 September 2014

TTIP and TiSA: big pressure to trade away privacy

Analysis for Statewatch by Ralf Bendrath more

12 September 2014

Commission pushes ISDS for CETA despite remaining concerns

Deal unlikely to be initialled as ambiguity over investor protection mechanism continues more

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