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U.S. Chamber Statement on Eli Lilly v. Canada Patent Ruling

U.S. Chamber Statement on Eli Lilly v. Canada Patent Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Intellectual Property Patrick Kilbride today responded to a NAFTA tribunal ruling on a patent dispute between pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and the Canadian government: “This was a narrow decision that declined to rule on the legal merits of Canada’s “promise” doctrine; it was not an endorsement […]

USTR Special 301 Underscores Challenges Innovators Face in Global Market

USTR Special 301 Underscores Challenges Innovators Face in Global Market

USTR Special 301 Underscores Challenges Innovators Face in Global Market WASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement marking the release of the 2016 Special 301 Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): “The 2016 Special 301 report highlights the ongoing […]

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of Customs Reauthorization Legislation

U.S. Chamber Applauds Senate Passage of Customs Reauthorization Legislation

‘Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015’ Reduces Barriers to Trade, Promotes Economic Competitiveness WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today regarding Senate passage of the “Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015”: “We applaud the House and Senate for working together […]

U.S. Chamber Applauds House Passage Customs Reauthorization Legislation

U.S. Chamber Applauds House Passage Customs Reauthorization Legislation

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten issued the following statement today regarding House passage of the “Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015”: “We applaud the House and Senate for working together to create legislation that will enable U.S. businesses to be more competitive globally by unleashing the […]

U.S. Chamber Comments on USTR Special 301 Report

U.S. Chamber Comments on USTR Special 301 Report

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Executive Vice President Mark Elliot issued the following statement regarding the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) 2014 Special 301 Report, which identifies markets that fail to provide adequate and effective intellectual property (IP) rights protection.