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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

As one of the biggest trade pacts to date, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement will set the standard for all future trade agreements in the critical Asia-Pacific region.

Special 301

Special 301

USTR’s annual Special 301 Report is important for surveying the adequacy and effectiveness of IP rights protection by U.S. trading partners.

Trade

Trade

With more than 95% of the world’s customers living outside of the United States, it is essential that the U.S. government open new markets by advancing trade agreements with strong intellectual property (IP) provisions.

The Role of Intellectual Property in NAFTA Modernization

The Role of Intellectual Property in NAFTA Modernization

This article was originally published on Above the Fold on September 18, 2017. North America is having a political moment. Parties are not just polarized, but at times seem worlds apart. How leaders in North America react to the current paradigm will shape the future of the region for years. The decisions we make on […]

Leveraging Licensing for the Global Good

Leveraging Licensing for the Global Good

Economic growth, job creation, access to technology: all buzzwords at the top of government agendas around the world. Countries are making conscious policy investments to achieve these socioeconomic benefits. According to a new report, Leveraging Licensing for Technology Diffusion, Innovation, and Economic Activity, positive, voluntary licensing policies are a crucial means to attract these socioeconomic […]

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