Documents relating to ACTA Negotiations

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Dear European Parliament,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

- Documents regarding the legislative process as well as the preparatory phase of the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), esp. communication between the European Parliament and EU Commission and Council and documents in possesion of the EP received by former mentioned bodies

- Legal opinions and other documents produced by the Parliaments Research Service as well as used external expertise

- Documentation of events regarding the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement where members of the EP have been involved

I kindly ask you to send a short note that you received my request within one working day. I do prefer the documents to be send via Email.

Yours faithfully,

Hauke Gierow

Registre, Europäisches Parlament

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Dear Sir,

We hereby confirm reception of your request.

Your request has been registered and will be dealt with within the
deadline foreseen by Regulation 1049/2001.

Best regards,

Transparency - Public Access to documents Unit

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European Parliament
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Registre, Europäisches Parlament

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Dear Mr Gierow,

Following your request for documents related to the ACTA process, please

1. Legislative and preparatory documents
- Link to the procedure file showing the different stages:


This link allows for direct access to the relevant documents. Documents
not available through this link are available on the  Electronic Register
under the reference of the procedure file 2011/0167(NLE):


- Other preparatory internal documents as previously released (see A

- Text of the Agreement:

2. Legal Opinions, briefings and external expertise:

- Two opinions delivered  by the Legal Service of the European Parliament
and documents related to a question submitted to the Court of Justice as
previously released (see B attached)

- External Expertise:

- Policy Department briefing:

- Library Briefing (attached)

3.  Events, press releases and multimedia library
- Workshop INTA:



- Workshop LIBE:





- Press:





- Multimedia Library:

The debates on the subject in the responsible committee (INTA) as well as
the committees for opinion (JURI, DEVE, LIBE, ITRE) are publicly available
(webstreaming) on EP's website; also the minutes:





We hope this information is useful to you. Do not hesitate to contact us,
should you require further assistance

Transparency - Public Access to documents Unit

  Directorate C - DG Presidency
European Parliament
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