Day: May 2, 2011

Canada back on the USTR 2011 Special 301 Watch ListCanada back on the USTR 2011 Special 301 Watch List



The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) just published its 2011 Special 301 Report. The 2011 Special 301 review process examined IPR protection and enforcement in 77 of the US’s trading partners. The Special 301 Report is a critical mechanism for the U.S. government to ensure that its trading partners provide adequate and effective protection of IP for America’s creators and innovators.

Following extensive research and analysis, the USTR again listed Canada on its Priority Watch List along with Algeria, Argentina, Canada, China, India, Israel, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, Thailand, and Venezuela.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-05-02Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-05-02