Intellectual Property and Health Care CommonAcronyms

FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FTAA Free Trade Area For The Americas
FTC U.S. Federal Trade Commission
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (now WTO)
MAI Multinational Agreement on Investment
NAFTA North America Free Trade Agreement
NIH U.S. National Institutes of Health
TRIPS Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
USPTO United States Patent and Tradmark Office
USTR United States Trade Representative
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization
WTO World Trade Organization (previously GATT)