The Dangers of the TPP to Mexican Legislation Regarding Intellectual Property Highlights

TPP’s article 18.68 points, regarding the technological protection measures (TPMs), that it could be subject to sanction any person who “knowingly or having reasonable motives to know” evades technological locks that controls access to a work, creates, imports, distributes, sells, rents or supplies services or devices to elude such locks, even “if the conduct (…) doesn’t have a comm more...

Regarding exceptions and limitations on copyrights, TPP’s article 18.65 doesn’t impose a catalog of possible exceptions, leaving it open to each country to decide, as long as “it doesn’t attempt against the work’s normal exploitation, interpretation or execution, or fonogram, and it doesn’t cause injustificated damage to the interests of the legitimate interest of the right’s hold more...

Regarding time frames to protect copyrights, it is established on article 18.63 that the protection period of a work is based on a period no less than the lifespan of its author and 70 years after the dead of said author.

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