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ICYMI: Business and Congressional Leaders Urge Administration to Address Unfair Indian IP Actions

ICYMI: Business and Congressional Leaders Urge Administration to Address Unfair Indian IP Actions

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If the last few weeks are any indication, concern over Indian intellectual property (IP) and trade practices are reaching a crescendo. Just ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip, over 200 Members of the House and Senate along with a dozen-plus industry associations are pressing the Administration to address the increasingly deteriorating IP conditions in India.

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: We Must Trade Up

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: We Must Trade Up

This week three years ago, the United States formally joined leaders of eight nations from both sides of the Pacific Ocean to begin negotiations of an ambitious trade pact designed to serve as a template for international commerce in the critical Asia-Pacific region. Sixteen negotiation rounds later, the addition of two—and now possibly three—major economies, and the promise of a completed agreement in President Obama’s State of the Union Address, have risen the stakes for achieving a successful and comprehensive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.