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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.

Incomparable Innovative India

Incomparable Innovative India

This article was originally published in Business World on April 24, 2017. When it comes to innovative potential, few countries compare to India. The world’s largest democracy, India now also boasts the world’s fifth largest market economy, and the world’s second-largest population size of 1.3 billion. But India has not yet lived up to that potential: […]

Why The US Can’t Afford To Fall Behind In Intellectual Property Enforcement

Why The US Can’t Afford To Fall Behind In Intellectual Property Enforcement

This article was originally published in Forbes on April 17, 2017. American leadership in intellectual property (IP) presents one of our economy’s greatest strengths and biggest challenges. Consider the evidence: from leading apparel brands and electronics to the production of movies, music and lifesaving medicines, IP supports more than 45 million American jobs in 81 different […]

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