Professor Sean Flynn testified last week on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) before the Senate of Mexico. His testimony focused on the importance of including provisions in NAFTA to protect the abilities of countries to have general and open public interest copyright exceptions. He explained that "all three countries have such exceptions to varying degree. And all three are under threat from the agenda of some copyright holders in international forums." His testimony included references to recent research by American University Washington College of Law’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property on the benefit of public interest exceptions, and surveys proposals for how NAFTA could protect and promote them in its intellectual property chapter.
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