In the Philippines the current regulation on the consumption of nicotine-related products does not distinguish between traditional methods such as cigarettes and alternatives like heated tobacco products (HTPs) and e-cigarettes. Only in January 2022, lawmakers in the Philippines finally passed a comprehensive set of rules to regulate the sale andRead More
At a pair of congressional hearings last month, legislators criticized U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai for her continued efforts to negotiate away American intellectual property rights without consulting Congress. The annual hearings, hosted by the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee, centered on the BidenRead More
WASHINGTON, DC –– 4/26/2022 –– Property Rights Alliance, in partnership with 106 think tanks and advocacy organizations in 51 countries, is proud to launch an open letter celebrating World Intellectual Property Day, addressed to the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Director-General Daren Tang. We stand with content creators andRead More
Last week Property Rights Alliance, Tholos Foundation, the Center for Market Education, and Pacific Alliance Institute hosted a virtual policy conference entitled “The Science & Policy of Tobacco Harm Reduction in Taiwan.” Taiwan’s Cabinet earlier this year initiated a legislative amendment to ban e-cigarettes and certain flavoredRead More