International Intellectual Property Alliance

2016 Special 301 Report

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

        SUBMISSION:   Letter to Mr. Probir Mehta, Acting Assistant United States Trade Representative for Intellectual Property and Innovation, Office of the United States Trade Representative

 

        APPENDIX A:     COUNTRY SURVEYS

 

            Priority FOREIGN COUNTRY
          
 Ukraine

 

            Priority Watch List

                    Chile

                    China (PRC)

                    India

                    Russian Federation

                    Thailand

                    Vietnam

 

            Watch List

                    Brazil

                    Canada

                    Colombia

                    Hong Kong

                    Indonesia

                    Mexico

                    Switzerland

                    Taiwan

                    United Arab Emirates

 

            out-of-cycle review (ocr)

                    Spain

 

            annex - Short country summaries
                    
Includes:  Argentina, Barbados, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, and Venezuela

 

        APPENDIX B:   

        Chart of Countries’ Special 301 Placement (1989-2015) and IIPA 2016 Special 301 Recommendations

 


 

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