TPP Plant-Based Intellectual Property Regulations (Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei)

Lukas Knight filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.

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From: Lukas Knight

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Correspondence within the last six years: messages exchanged between employees of the United States Department of State and email addresses ending in any of the country code top-level domain names " .my " for Malaysia ( i.e. ), " .bn " for Brunei, and " .vn " for Vietnam. I request copies of these correspondences, but only in those cases in which an email thread includes references to one or more of the following: "Trans-Pacific Partnership", "TPP", "copyright", "trademark", "patent", "plants", "seeds", "farmers", "crop rotation", or "intellectual property". I also request any internal state department records that pertain to any of these three countries in connection with the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Lukas Knight

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From: Department of State

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