Amicus Brief

Australia—Measures Concerning Trademarks and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging

Published: January 11, 2019


World Trade Organization Appellate Body of Dispute Settlement Panel

Our Position

This brief highlights the errors in the WTO Reports of the Panels dated June 28, 2018 and INTA’s continuing concerns that Australia’s plain packaging tobacco law is inconsistent with Australia’s obligations under The Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, in particular, Article 20.