in Japan, their negotiators asked to oppose TPP demands that would force their country and five of the other 11 countries to negotiate this secret agreement to extend their copyright terms in order to respect the already excessive length of U.S. copyright. “ However, the final agreement sets a copyright period equivalent to that applicable under U.S. law – life of the author plus 70 years. Could the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) come back from the dead? That`s at least a possibility after the release last Sunday of a carefully crafted statement at an APEC ministerial meeting in Vietnam. The declaration documents the agreement of the eleven remaining TPP partners, with the exception of. .