International Intellectual Property Alliance

2008 Special 301 Report

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

SUBMISSION:   IIPA’s Eric H. Smith Letter to Stan McCoy, Acting Assistant United States Trade Representative

 

APPENDIX A:    Estimated Trade Losses Due to Piracy & Piracy Levels (2006-2007) for IIPA's 2008 Special 301 Recommendations

 

APPENDIX B:    Methodology Used to Calculate Estimated Piracy Losses, Piracy Levels and Optical Disc Piracy

 

APPENDIX C:    Country Surveys

 

Priority Watch List

Argentina

Canada

Chile

Costa Rica

Egypt

India

Mexico

People’s Republic of China

Peru

Russian Federation

Saudi Arabia

Thailand

Ukraine

 

WATCH LIST

Bangladesh

Belarus

Brazil

Brunei

Dominican Republic

Greece

Hungary

Indonesia

Israel

Italy

Kazakhstan

Kuwait

Lebanon

Lithuania

Malaysia

Nigeria

Pakistan

Philippines

Poland

Romania

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

 

306 Monitoring

Paraguay

 

COUNTRIES DESERVING SPECIAL MENTION

Bulgaria

Germany

Hong Kong

Japan

Jordan

New Zealand

Singapore

Switzerland

 

APPENDIX D

Chart of Countries’ Special 301 Placement (1989-2006) and IIPA 2007 Special 301 Recommendations

 

APPENDIX e

IIPA Historical Summary of Countries’ Special 301 Placement

 


 

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