Below is a list of countries in which IIPA has contributed public comments to various U.S. agencies.  For example, this list includes IIPA country submissions filed between 2001-2013 in the annual Special 301 exercise led by the U.S. Trade Representative. Other IIPA documents are identified specifically as to their source. To a view history of USTR's Special 301 decisions since 1989please click here.

 

 

 

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COUNTRY

DOCUMENTS

Albania

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011

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Argentina

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Armenia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2004   2003  2002   2001    

Other Documents:
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Armenia to the GSP subcommittee.

March 16, 2000

IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief in Support of the GSP 1999 Country Practices Review Against Armenia, 65 Fed Reg. 7410 (Feb. 14, 2000) and 65 Fed. Reg. 11104 (Mar. 1, 2000)

June 16, 1999

IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights Practices of Armenia in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review

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Australia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

Other Documents:
July 15, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to the USITC on effects of the FTAs with Chile, Australia, and Singapore.
January 25, 2010 IIPA commented on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
March 4, 2009 IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
October 30, 2006 IIPA submits comments to Australia's Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Copyright Amendment Bill 2006.
October 5, 2006 IIPA comments on Australia's Exposure Draft of the Copyright Amendment Regulations 2006.
September 21, 2006 IIPA comments on Australia's Exposure Draft of the Copyright Amendment (Technological Protection Measures) Bill 2006.
May 9, 2006 IIPA submits comments to the Australian Attorney General regarding the report of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs entitled “Review of technological protection measures exception” (“LACA Report”).
June 3, 2005
IIPA comments on the Australian Attorney-General's Issues Paper on “Fair Use and Other Copyright Exceptions"
November 17, 2004 The U.S. copyright industries' applaud the January 1, 2005 entry into force of the U.S.-Australian Free Trade Agreement.
February 9, 2004 IIPA applauds the conclusion of the U.S.-Australia FTA.
January 21, 2003 IIPA files comments with USTR regarding intellectual property rights issues that should be addressed in the U.S. - Australia Free Trade Agreement negotiations.

August 9, 2001

IIPA comments on the Copyright Law Review Committee's (CLRC) June 2001 Issues Paper on "Copyright and Contract."

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Azerbaijan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2009 2007  2006   2005    2004   2003

 

Other Documents:
December 3, 2004 IIPA recommends that Azerbaijan be denied designation as a GSP beneficiary developing country.
May 15, 2002

IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.

Bahamas

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005   2003   2001

 

Other Documents:

September 30, 2009 IIPA filed comments to USTR on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act.
November 1, 2005 IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.
September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Bahrain

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2007 IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

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Other Documents:
August 3, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. International Trade Commission on the copyright and enforcement aspects of the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement.
May 27, 2004 IIPA applauds the conclusion of the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement.
November 5, 2003 RIAA and IIPA submit notice of intent to testify and written testimony for the November 5 public hearing concerning the proposed United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement, 68 Fed. Reg. 51062 (August 25, 2003).

Bangladesh Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2009 2008 2007  2006   2005   2003

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Belarus

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006 2005 2004 2003 2002

 

Other Documents:
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.
 

June 16, 1999

IIPA requests for review of the Intellectual Property Rights Practices of Belarus in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review.

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Bolivia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005   2004   2003   2002   2001

 

Other Documents:
May 12, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
March 4, 2009 IIPA submits comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
July 29, 2008

IIPA files comments to the USITC on the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and copyright-related developments in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.

March 5, 2007 IIPA files comments with USTR on the four countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia) receiving trade benefits under the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA).
June 8, 2006 IIPA provides the USITC with comments on copyright law and enforcement in the four Andean countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia).
June 8, 2005 IIPA submits its views to the U.S. International Trade Commission on the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) and identified copyright problems in the four ATPA countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru).
June 1, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. International Trade Commission on the copyright law and enforcement efforts of the four countries participating in the Andean Trade Preferences Program (ATPA).
March 10, 2004 IIPA requests to testify on Andean copyright developments and the desired FTA IPR obligations at the March 17 interagency hearing on the proposed U.S.-Andean FTA.
May 21, 2003 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preferences Act: Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Crop Eradication, 68 Fed. Reg. 14697 (March 26, 2003)
March 26, 2003 IIPA filed comments to USTR on the eligibility criteria of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru under Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act Beneficiary Countries, 68 Fed. Reg. 8791 (February 25, 2003)
September 16, 2002 IIPA responds to request for public comment regarding the designation of eligible countries as Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act Beneficiary Countries, 67 Fed. Reg. 53379 (August 15, 2002)
July 1, 2002 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preference Act:  Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Corp Eradication, Investigation No. 332-352, 67 Fed. Reg. 40337 (June 12, 2002)
 

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2014 2006   2005   2004
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Documents:

October 22, 2007

IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).

October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Brazil

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006  2005  2004   2003   2002   2001

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May 21, 2010

IIPA submits letter on the proposal for possible legislation in Brazil regarding the use of the Internet.

October 18, 2007

IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

October 15, 2007

IIPA files recommendations  to USTR in the Special 301 out-of-cycle-review on Brazil.

January 13, 2006

IIPA welcomes Brazil's progress on combating piracy as well as commitments to pursue actions to deter piracy and improve enforcement measures in consultation with the U.S. as USTR closes its GSP review of Brazilian copyright practices.

April 4, 2005

IIPA comments on the extension of the Administration's GSP review of Brazil's copyright practices and urges swift action by the Brazilian government to reduce piracy, improve enforcement and implement its national anti-piracy plan.

December 6, 2004

IIPA expects swift actions by the Brazilian government to improve copyright enforcement and reduce rampant piracy during the extended GSP IPR review.

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of Brazil's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 20, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Brazil GSP IPR investigation.

February 17, 2004

IIPA files a supplemental update on current copyright developments in Brazil to the GSP Subcommittee
September 26, 2003 IIPA's Pre-Hearing Brief on GSP Review of Brazil
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Brazil to the GSP subcommittee

April 6, 2001

IIPA Post-Hearing Brief for the Country Practices Review of Brazil in the 2000 GSP Annual Review.

February 23, 2001

IIPA requests to appear and Pre-Hearing Brief for the public hearing on the Country Practices Review of Brazil in the 2000 GSP Annual Review

August 21, 2000

IIPA files petition with the U.S. government to review the inadequate copyright practices of Brazil with respect to its compliance with the "adequate and effective" standards of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program

Brunei

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2012 2011 2009

Other Documents:
January 25, 2010 IIPA commented on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
March 4, 2009 IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam..

Bulgaria

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2014 2013  2012 2011 2009 2008  2007  2006   2005   2004   2003   2002

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Burkina Faso

 Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Burma

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005


Other Documents:

May 17, 2013 IIPA Files Request to Testify and Written Submission on the Initiation of a
Review of the Union of Burma and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic for Possible Designation as Beneficiary Developing Countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program

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Cambodia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2007  2006   2005   2004   2003

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Other Documents:
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.
 

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Canada

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006   2005  2004

 

Other Documents:

January 13, 2012 IIPA files comments with USTR on Canada's Expression of Interest in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations.
October 18, 2007 IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.
January 8, 2007 IIPA updates its earlier comments and recommends that USTR elevate Canada to the Special 301 "Priority Watch List" in the ongoing 301 out-of-cycle review.
September 29, 2006 IIPA files recommendations in the Special 301 out-of-cycle-review of Canada.
December 2, 2005 IIPA filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle review of copyright practices in Canada.

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Chile

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006 2005 
2004 2003 2002   2001

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Other Documents:

July 15, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to the USITC on effects of the FTAs with Chile, Australia, and Singapore.
January 25, 2010 IIPA commented on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
March 4, 2009 IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
January 8, 2007 IIPA supports USTR's decision to elevate Chile to the Special 301 Priority Watch List.
September 15, 2006 IIPA filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle review of copyright practices in Chile.
May 8, 2003 IIPA files comments with the International Trade Commission (ITC) in support of Congressional adoption of  the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement.
November 5, 2002 The IIPA Presidents' letter to USTR Robert Zoellick about the reported inadequacy of Chile's recent FTA proposals affecting copyright and enforcement as well as services and e-commerce.
December 12, 2001 IIPA files comments on the ITC Investigation on the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement, Inv. No.  332-434, 66 Fed. Reg. 58451 (Nov. 28, 2001)
January 29, 2001 IIPA files comments to USTR on Copyright and Enforcement-Related Issues for the Proposed U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement, 65 Fed. Reg. 78253 (Dec. 14, 2000)
China

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 20072006 2005
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Other Documents:
September 20, 2013 IIPA Files Notice of Intent to Testify and Testimony with USTR regarding China's Compliance with WTO Commitments
September 21, 2011 IIPA requests to testify at the October hearing held by the Trade Policy Staff Committee on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
December 16, 2010 IIPA welcomes the results of the 2010 meetings of the China-U.S. Joint Committee on Commerce and Trade (JCCT).
December 14, 2010 IIPA commends the USITC's Findings in its First Report on the Effects of China's Intellectual Property Infringement and Indigenous Innovation Policies on the U.S. Economy.
September 22, 2010 IIPA requests to testify at the October hearing held by the Trade Policy Staff Committee on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
July 9, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to the USITC on its investigation entitled "China: Intellectual Property Infringement, Indigenous Innovation Policies, and Frameworks for Measuring the Effects on the U.S. Economy"
June 3, 2010 IIPA submitted a pre-hearing brief to the USITC in its two investigations regarding China's intellectual property infringement, indigenous innovation policies and measuring the effects of such on the U.S. economy.
September 22, 2009 IIPA submits written comments on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
September 26, 2008 IIPA submits written comments on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
October 18, 2007

IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

September 20, 2007 IIPA submits written comments on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
September 20, 2006

IIPA submits written comments on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.

July 14, 2006

IIPA files comments on the Special Provincial Review of IPR in China.

April 11, 2006

IIPA issues statement on the outcome of the China/U.S. Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meeting.

December 7, 2005 IIPA testifies at U.S. House of Representatives' Subcommittee Oversight Hearing on "International IPR Report Card - Assessing U.S. Government and Industry Efforts to Enhance Chinese and Russian Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights."
October 26, 2005 IIPA Applauds USTR's Submitting a TRIPS Article 63.3 request to the People's Republic of China on Copyright Enforcement.
September  9, 2005 IIPA files written comments on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
September 1, 2005 IIPA requests to testify at the mid-September hearing held by the Trade Policy Staff Committee on China's compliance with its WTO commitments.
May 25, 2005 IIPA testifies on global copyright piracy, including Russia and China, at the hearing on "Piracy of Intellectual Property" held by the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
May 17, 2005 IIPA testifies on copyright piracy in China before the House of Representative's Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.
May 16, 2005 IIPA testifies on copyright piracy in China before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC).
April 26, 2005 IIPA celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2005 and supports the Sense of the Congress Resolution on China and Russia piracy.
February 9, 2005 IIPA submits "Special 301" Out-of-Cycle Review Recommendations  on China to USTR urging the U.S. government to Commence Consultations in the World Trade Organization.
October 12, 2004 IIPA submits comments to the U.S. government on China's compliance with its WTO obligations regarding copyright protection and enforcement under the TRIPS Agreement and on market access barriers.
April 21, 2004 China commits to significantly reduce copyright piracy levels.
February 6, 2004 IIPA President Eric Smith testifies before the China Economic and Security Review Commission on China's failure to comply with its WTO commitments on copyright protection and enforcement and market access.
September 10, 2003 IIPA responds to request for comments and notice of public hearing concerning China's compliance with WTO commitments, 68 Fed. Reg. 43247-8 (July 21, 2003).                To read the "Notice of Testimony" and testimony of Eric Smith, please click here.
September 10, 2002 IIPA responds to request for comments and notice of public hearing concerning China's compliance with WTO Commitments, 67 Fed. Reg. 45580-1 (July 9, 2002)
February 23, 2000 IIPA's letter In support of China PNTR from America's creative industries 
April 30, 1996 USTR names China as a priority foreign country under Special 301 
March 7, 1996 IIPA reports to Joint Senate - House hearing on the U.S.-China IPR Agreement 
March 7, 1996 Eric H. Smith's congressional testimony on the Implementation of the U.S. - China Intellectual Property Rights Agreement 
September 10, 2002 IIPA responds to request for comments and notice of public hearing concerning China's compliance with WTO Commitments, 67 Fed. Reg. 45580-1 (July 9, 2002)
February 23, 2000 IIPA's letter In support of China PNTR from America's creative industries 
April 30, 1996 USTR names China as a priority foreign country under Special 301 
March 7, 1996 IIPA reports to Joint Senate - House hearing on the U.S.-China IPR Agreement 
March 7, 1996 Eric H. Smith's congressional testimony on the Implementation of the U.S. - China Intellectual Property Rights Agreement 

Confederation of Independent States (C.I.S.)

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2005  2004   2003   2002   2001

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Colombia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2012 2009 2007  2006 2005  2004   2003  
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Other Documents:
July 29, 2010 IIPA supports Latin America Trade Coalition Letter to senior Congressional officials supporting the prompt consideration of the U.S.-Colombia and U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreements.
May 12, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
March 4, 2009 IIPA submits comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
September 9, 2008 Latin American Trade Coalition letter in support of the Colombia and Panama FTA.
July 29, 2008

IIPA files comments to the USITC on the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and copyright-related developments in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.

March 5, 2007 IIPA files comments with USTR on the four countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia) receiving trade benefits under the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA).
October 13, 2006 IIPA submits comments to the USITC on the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.
June 8, 2006 IIPA provides the USITC with comments on copyright law and enforcement in the four Andean countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia).
June 8, 2005 IIPA submits its views to the U.S. International Trade Commission on the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) and identified copyright problems in the four ATPA countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru).
June 1, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. International Trade Commission on the copyright law and enforcement efforts of the four countries participating in the Andean Trade Preferences Program (ATPA).
March 10, 2004 IIPA requests to testify on Andean copyright developments and the desired FTA IPR obligations at the March 17 interagency hearing on the proposed U.S.-Andean FTA.
May 21, 2003 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preferences Act: Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Crop Eradication, 68 Fed. Reg. 14697 (March 26, 2003)
March 26, 2003 IIPA files comments to USTR on the eligibility criteria of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru under Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary countries, 68 Fed. Reg. 8791 (February 25, 2003)
September 16, 2002 IIPA responds to request for public comment regarding the designation of eligible countries as Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary countries, 67 Fed. Reg. 53379 (August 15, 2002)
July 1, 2002 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preference Act:  Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Corp Eradication, Investigation No. 332-352, 67 Fed. Reg. 40337 (June 12, 2002)
 

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Costa Rica

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2004
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Other Documents:

September 30, 2009 IIPA filed comments to USTR on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act.
November 1, 2005 IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.

September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

August 2, 2005

IIPA applauds the signing of the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

August 5, 2004

IIPA comments on the signing of the U.S.-DR-CAFTA, and cautions that the Dominican Republic government must take swift and immediate actions to correct longstanding problems of widespread broadcast piracy and delays in criminal copyright cases.

May 28, 2004

IIPA supports the signing of the U.S.-Central American FTA. 

May 4, 2004

IIPA submits its post-hearing brief on the CAFTA and the DR FTA IPR chapters with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

April 19, 2004

IIPA files comments with the U.S. ITC on the IPR chapters in the FTAs with Central America and the Dominican Republic.

August 21, 2000

IIPA files petition with the U.S. Government to review the inadequate copyright practices of Costa Rica with respect to its compliance with the "Adequate and Effective" standards of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program
Croatia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2011  2005   2003

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Cyprus

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005  

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Czech Republic

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005   2003   2002   2001 

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Dominican Republic

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2008 2007  2006   2005  2004   2003   2002   2001

 

Other Documents:
November 1, 2005 IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.

September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

August 2, 2005

IIPA applauds the signing of the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

August 5, 2004

IIPA comments on the signing of the U.S.-DR-CAFTA, and cautions that the Dominican Republic government must take swift and immediate actions to correct longstanding problems of widespread broadcast piracy and delays in criminal copyright cases.

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of the Dominican Republic's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 20, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Dominican Republic GSP IPR investigation.

May 4, 2004

IIPA submits its post-hearing brief on the CAFTA and the DR FTA IPR chapters with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

April 19, 2004

IIPA files comments with the U.S. ITC on the IPR chapters in the FTAs with Central America and the Dominican Republic.

March 16, 2004

The U.S. Copyright Industries acknowledge the conclusion of the FTA negotiations with the Dominican Republic, and hope for immediate, improved copyright enforcement in-country.

February 17, 2004

IIPA files a supplemental update on current copyright developments in Dominican Republic to the GSP Subcommittee.
October 30, 2003 IIPA submits post-hearing brief on the proposed U.S.-Dominican Republic Free Trade Negotiations, 68 Fed. Reg. 51823 (Aug. 28, 2003)
October 30, 2003 IIPA Post-Hearing Brief on GSP review of Dominican Republic
October 1, 2003 IIPA submits notice of intent to testify and written testimony for October 8 public hearing concerning the proposed U.S. - Dominican Republic Free Trade negotiations, 68, Fed. Reg. 51823 (Aug. 28, 2003)
September 26, 2003 IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief on GSP review of Dominican Republic
July 16, 2003 IIPA's letter to USTR Robert Zoellick advocating that  the Dominican Republic should not be "docked" to the U.S.-Central America FTA.
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Dominican Republic to the GSP subcommittee.
June 9, 2000 IIPA Post-Hearing and Rebuttal Brief in support of the GSP 1999 country practices review against the Dominican Republic, 65 Fed. Reg. 18418 (Apr. 7, 2000)

March 16, 2000

IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief in support of the GSP 1999 country practices review against the Dominican Republic, 65 Fed Reg. 7410 (Feb. 14, 2000) and 65 Fed. Reg. 11104 (Mar. 1, 2000)

June 16, 1999

IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of the Dominican Republic in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review

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Ecuador

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014  2013  2007  2006   2005  2004   2003   2002 

 

Other Documents:
May 12, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
March 4, 2009 IIPA submits comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
July 29, 2008

IIPA files comments to the USITC on the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and copyright-related developments in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.

March 5, 2007 IIPA files comments with USTR on the four countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia) receiving trade benefits under the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA).
June 8, 2006 IIPA provides the USITC with comments on copyright law and enforcement in the four Andean countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia).
June 8, 2005 IIPA submits its views to the U.S. International Trade Commission on the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) and identified copyright problems in the four ATPA countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru).
June 1, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. International Trade Commission on the copyright law and enforcement efforts of the four countries participating in the Andean Trade Preferences Program (ATPA).
March 10, 2004 IIPA requests to testify on Andean copyright developments and the desired FTA IPR obligations at the March 17 interagency hearing on the proposed U.S.-Andean FTA.
May 21, 2003 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preferences Act: Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Crop Eradication, 68 Fed. Reg. 14697 (March 26, 2003)
March 26, 2003 IIPA comments to USTR on the eligibility criteria of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru under Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary countries, 68 Fed. Reg. 8791 (February 25, 2003)
September 16, 2002 IIPA responds to request for public comment regarding the designation of eligible countries as Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary countries, 67 Fed. Reg. 53379 (August 15, 2002)
July 1, 2002 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preference Act:  Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Corp Eradication, Investigation No. 332-352, 67 Fed. Reg. 40337 (June 12, 2002)
 

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Egypt

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 
2004 2003 2002 2001  

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El Salvador

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2002   2001  

 

Other Documents:

November 1, 2005

IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.

September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

August 2, 2005

IIPA applauds the signing of the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

August 5, 2004

IIPA comments on the signing of the U.S.-DR-CAFTA, and cautions that the Dominican Republic government must take swift and immediate actions to correct longstanding problems of widespread broadcast piracy and delays in criminal copyright cases.

May 28, 2004

IIPA supports the signing of the U.S.-Central American FTA. 

May 4, 2004

IIPA submits its post-hearing brief on the CAFTA and the DR FTA IPR chapters with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

April 19, 2004

IIPA files comments with the U.S. ITC on the IPR chapters in the FTAs with Central America and the Dominican Republic.

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Estonia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014  2013  2006  2005   2004   2003   2002   2001  

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Gabon

Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Georgia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2014  2005   2004   2003

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Germany

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2008 IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

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Greece

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2005  2001  

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Guatemala

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2004   2003   2002   2001  

Other Documents:

November 1, 2005

IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.

September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

August 2, 2005

IIPA applauds the signing of the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

August 5, 2004

IIPA comments on the signing of the U.S.-DR-CAFTA, and cautions that the Dominican Republic government must take swift and immediate actions to correct longstanding problems of widespread broadcast piracy and delays in criminal copyright cases.

May 28, 2004

IIPA supports the signing of the U.S.-Central American FTA. 

May 4, 2004

IIPA submits its post-hearing brief on the CAFTA and the DR FTA IPR chapters with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

April 19, 2004

IIPA files comments with the U.S. ITC on the IPR chapters in the FTAs with Central America and the Dominican Republic.

August 21, 2000

IIPA files petition with the U.S. Government to review the inadequate copyright practices of Guatemala with respect to its compliance with the "Adequate and Effective" standards of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program
Guinea

Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Honduras

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

 

Other Documents:

November 1, 2005

IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.

September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

August 2, 2005

IIPA applauds the signing of the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

August 5, 2004

IIPA comments on the signing of the U.S.-DR-CAFTA, and cautions that the Dominican Republic government must take swift and immediate actions to correct longstanding problems of widespread broadcast piracy and delays in criminal copyright cases.

May 28, 2004

IIPA supports the signing of the U.S.-Central American FTA. 

May 4, 2004

IIPA submits its post-hearing brief on the CAFTA and the DR FTA IPR chapters with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

April 19, 2004

IIPA files comments with the U.S. ITC on the IPR chapters in the FTAs with Central America and the Dominican Republic.

November 7, 1997

IIPA comments to USTR regarding the protection of Intellectual Property Rights in Honduras, 62 Fed. Reg. 60299 (Nov. 7, 1997)

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Hong Kong

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006   2005   2004

December 21, 2007 IIPA provides its views to the Hong Kong government on its Consultation Paper on additional exemptions on circumvention of technological measures.
May 10, 2007 IIPA comments on the Hong Kong Copyright (Amended) Bill 2006 Committee Stage Amendments.
April 27, 2007 IIPA comments on the Hong Kong Consultation Paper, “Copyright Protection in the Digital Environment”

March 13, 2007

IIPA submits its views on technological protection measures in the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2006 to the Hong Kong Legislative Council.

April 26, 2006

IIPA submits its views on the Copyright (amendment) Bill 2006 to the Legislative Council.

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Hungary

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001  

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India

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

2003 2002 2001  

October 18, 2007

IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

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Indonesia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013  2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

2003 2002 2001  

Other Documents:
December 30, 2011 IIPA Files Petition to Review IPR and Market Access Practices in Indonesia in the 2011 Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Cycle.
November 8, 2006

IIPA praises USTR decision to lower Indonesia to the Special 301 Watch List.

September 15, 2006 IIPA filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle reviews of copyright practices in Indonesia.
December 2, 2005 IIPA filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle reviews of copyright practices in Indonesia.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments on Special 301 out-of-cycle review on Indonesia, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)

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Iceland

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:   2005

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Ireland

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:   IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

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Israel

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014  2013 2012 2011  2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 

2003 2002 2001  

 

Other Documents:
November 9, 2009 IIPA submits comments in the Israel out-of-cycle review proceedings.
August 6, 2004 IIPA provides updates on copyright law and enforcement issues for the Israel Special 301 out-of-cycle-review.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments on Special 301 out-of-cycle review on Israel, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)

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Italy

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 

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Japan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2009 2008 2007

 

Other Documents:
June 9, 2013 IIPA Files Written Statement in Response to USTR's Request for Comments on Participation of Japan in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations
January 13, 2012

IIPA files comments with USTR on Japan's Expression of Interest in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations.

November 17, 2008 IIPA submitted comments to the Expert Committee on Intellectual Property (IP) regarding certain aspects of Japanese copyright legislation in the digital era.

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Jordan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2009 2008 2007 2005 

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Kazakhstan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002  

 

Other Documents:
March 1, 2006 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Kazakhstan to the GSP subcommittee.
December 14, 2005 IIPA submits post-hearing responses to questions raised at the November 30, 2005 GSP country practice hearing on Kazakhstan.

November 9, 2005

IIPA files a Pre-Hearing Brief on ongoing GSP IPR review for Kazakhstan.

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of Kazakhstan's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 20, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Kazakhstan GSP IPR investigation.

February 18, 2004

IIPA files a supplemental update on current copyright developments in Kazakhstan to the GSP Subcommittee.
September 26, 2003 IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief on GSP review of Kazakhstan.
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Kazakhstan to the GSP subcommittee.
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade Representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.
 

March 16, 2000

IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief in support of the GSP 1999 country practices review against Kazakhstan, 65 Fed Reg. 7410 (Feb. 14, 2000) and 65 Fed. Reg. 11104 (Mar. 1, 2000)

June 16, 1999

IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of the Dominican Republic in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review

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Kenya

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005   2003

 

Other Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 20, 2006 IIPA submits comments to the TPSC on copyright issues in several African nations and the AGOA trade program.

October 13, 2005

IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

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Korea

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001  

 

Other Documents:

January 25, 2011 IIPA commented on the State of the Union Address regarding the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
December 3, 2010 IIPA comments on announcement by President Obama and President Lee on the Korea-U.S. (KORUS) Free Trade Agreement.
September 15, 2009 IIPA filed comments with USTR on the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
August 6, 2008 IIPA comments on proposed amendments to the Korean Copyright Act.
October 3, 2007

IIPA submits comments on the proposed amendments to the Korean Copyright Act to the Korean government.

June 25, 2007 IIPA submits comments to the USITC regarding copyright and market access issues in the Korea-US FTA.
March 3, 2006

IIPA requests to testify at a TPSC hearing on the proposed Free Trade Agreement with the Republic of Korea.

October 27, 2003 IIPA recommends to the U.S. Trade Representative that South Korea be placed on the Priority Watch List in the Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review.

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Kyrgyz Republic

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2004   2003  2002   2001  

 

Other Documents:

June 16, 1999

IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of the Kyrgyz Republic in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review

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Kuwait

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Laos

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2007  2006   2005   2004

 

Other Documents:

May 17, 2013  
IIPA Files Request to Testify and Written Submission on the Initiation of a
Review of the Union of Burma and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic for Possible Designation as Beneficiary Developing Countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program

May 15, 2002
IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in negotiations for the terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.

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Latvia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2012 2011  2007  2006   2005  2004   2003   2001  

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Lebanon

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001  

 

Other Documents:
May 13, 2009 IIPA replied to GSP Subcommittee questions on Lebanon.

April 2, 2009

IIPA filed comments and requests to testify at the hearings for the GSP IPR investigations of copyright protection in Lebanon.

September 21, 2007

IIPA filed comments and requests to testify at the hearings for the GSP IPR investigations of copyright protection in Lebanon.

June 22, 2007

IIPA files updates with the GSP Subcommittee on the ongoing IPR review of Lebanon.
March 1, 2006 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Lebanon to the GSP subcommittee.
December 14, 2005 IIPA submits post-hearing responses to questions raised at the November 30, 2005 GSP country practice hearing on Lebanon.

November 9, 2005

IIPA files Pre-Hearing Briefs on ongoing GSP IPR reviews for Lebanon

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of Lebanon's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 25, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Lebanon GSP IPR investigation.
September 26, 2003 IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief on GSP Review of Lebanon.
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Lebanon to the GSP subcommittee.
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.
 

June 13, 2001

IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Lebanon in the 2001 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review, 66 Fed. Reg.  19278 (April 13, 2001)

June 16, 1999

IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Lebanon in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review

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Lesotho

Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

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Lithuania

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2008 2007  2006   2005  2004  2003   2002   2001  

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Macau

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2001  

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Macedonia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2014 2005   2003

 

Other Documents:
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.
 

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Malaysia

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Other Documents:
April 18, 2006 IIPA requests to testify at a TPSC hearing on the proposed Free Trade Agreement with Malaysia.
November 4, 2004 IIPA comment on the Special 301 out-of-cycle review of Malaysia.

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Maldives
October 13, 2009 IIPA submits comments to the GSP sub-committee on its review of Maldives' eligibility under GSP.

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Mali

Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Malta Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014  2013
 
Mexico

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009  2008 2007  2006   2005

 

Other Documents:

January 13, 2012 IIPA files comments with USTR on Mexico's Expression of Interest in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Negotiations.
April 2, 2003 IIPA letter on copyright enforcement and pending legislative reform in Mexico.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments on Special 301 out-of-cycle review on Mexico, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)

March 6, 2002

IIPA requests for high-level bilateral engagement on copyright piracy and enforcement problems in Mexico

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Moldova

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2004  2003  2002   2001  

 

Other Documents:

October 23, 2000

IIPA letter requesting withdrawal of GSP petition against Republic of Moldova

March 16, 2000

IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief in support of the GSP 1999 country practices review against Moldova, 65 Fed Reg. 7410 (Feb. 14, 2000) and 65 Fed. Reg. 11104 (Mar. 1, 2000)

June 16, 1999

IIPA requests for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Moldova in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review

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Montenegro Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014
 
Morocco

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:    2007  2006

 

Other Documents:

October 20, 2006 IIPA submits comments to the TPSC on copyright issues in several African nations and the AGOA trade program.
June 15, 2004 IIPA supports the signing of the U.S.-Morocco FTA.
March 2, 2004 IIPA applauds the conclusion of the U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement.
Namibia

 

 Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

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New Zealand

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2008 2007  2006   2005 

June 16, 2010 IIPA submitted comments on New Zealand's Copyright (Infringing File Sharing) Amendment Bill to the Select Committee on Commerce of the House of Representative. 
January 25, 2010 IIPA commented on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
March 4, 2009 IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
March 8, 2007 IIPA files comments on the pending Copyright Amendment Bill to New Zealand's House of Representatives.

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Nicaragua

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

 

Other Documents:

November 1, 2005 IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.

September 6, 2005

IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.

August 2, 2005

IIPA applauds the signing of the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR).

August 5, 2004

IIPA comments on the signing of the U.S.-DR-CAFTA, and cautions that the Dominican Republic government must take swift and immediate actions to correct longstanding problems of widespread broadcast piracy and delays in criminal copyright cases.

May 28, 2004

IIPA supports the signing of the U.S.-Central American FTA. 

May 4, 2004

IIPA submits its post-hearing brief on the CAFTA and the DR FTA IPR chapters with the U.S. International Trade Commission.

April 19, 2004

IIPA files comments with the U.S. ITC on the IPR chapters in the FTAs with Central America and the Dominican Republic.

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Nigeria

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2009 2008 2007  2006   2005

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Other Documents:

October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 20, 2006 IIPA submits comments to the TPSC on copyright issues in several African nations and the AGOA trade program.
Oman

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2007  2001  

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Other Documents:

January 19, 2006

The U.S. copyright industries applaud the signing of the U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement.

January 5, 2005

IIPA files Notice of Intent to testify and Written Testimony on the proposed U.S.-Oman FTA.
Pakistan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2013 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001  

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Other Documents:

October 18, 2007 IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

October 15, 2007

IIPA files recommendations  to USTR in the Special 301 out-of-cycle-review on Pakistan.

January 24, 2006 IIPA endorses termination of the GSP copyright investigation in Pakistan, and calls on the Pakistani Government to remain vigilant against book piracy.
December 14, 2005 IIPA submits post-hearing responses to questions raised at the November 30, 2005 GSP country practice hearing on Pakistan.

November 9, 2005

IIPA files a Pre-Hearing Brief on ongoing GSP IPR review for Pakistan.

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of Pakistan's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 25, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the Petition to commence a GSP IPR investigation regarding Pakistan.
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Pakistan to the GSP subcommittee.

June 13, 2001

IIPA requests for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Pakistan in the 2001 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review, 66 Fed. Reg.  19278 (April 13, 2001)

 

Palestinian Authority

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2001  

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Panama

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006  

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Other Documents:

July 29, 2010 IIPA supports Latin America Trade Coalition Letter to senior Congressional officials supporting the prompt consideration of the U.S.-Colombia and U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreements.
September 30, 2009 IIPA filed comments to USTR on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act.
September 9, 2008 Latin American Trade Coalition letter in support of the Colombia and Panama FTA.
May 22, 2007 IIPA files comments with the USITC on the Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.
November 1, 2005 IIPA shares its views with the Trade Policy Staff Committee on the IPR provisions in the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act and the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act: Report to Congress.
September 6, 2005 IIPA presents views on the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) and DR-CAFTA to the U.S. International Trade Commission.
April 5, 2004 IIPA filed comments on the copyright and enforcement obligations which should be included in the FTA IPR chapter with Panama.

January 8, 1997

IIPA rebuttal comments on the GSP review of Panama

December 11, 1996

IIPA post-hearing comments on the GSP review of Panama

October 29, 1996

IIPA comments on the GSP review of Paraguay and Panama

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Paraguay

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
2004 2003 2002 2001  

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Other Documents:

October 18, 2011 IIPA files public comments with USTR on the U.S.-Paraguay Memorandum of Understanding.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments to USTR on the 1998 Memorandum of Understanding and Enforcement Action Plan with Paraguay, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)
January 8, 1997 IIPA Rebuttal Comments on the GSP Review of Paraguay
December 11, 1996 IIPA Post-Hearing Comments on the GSP Review of Paraguay
October 29, 1996 IIPA Comments on the GSP Review of Paraguay and Panama
People's Republic of China Please see "CHINA" above.
Peru

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001  

 

Other Documents:
May 12, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
March 4, 2009 IIPA submits comments to USTR on the IPR-related eligibility criteria of the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and the four countries participating in that trade program.
March 4, 2009 IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
July 29, 2008

IIPA files comments to the USITC on the Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) and copyright-related developments in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.

March 5, 2007 IIPA files comments with USTR on the four countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia) receiving trade benefits under the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA).
June 8, 2006 IIPA provides the USITC with comments on copyright law and enforcement in the four Andean countries (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia).
March 28, 2006 IIPA shares its views on the Peru Trade Promotion Agreement with the USITC. 
June 8, 2005 IIPA submits its views to the U.S. International Trade Commission on the Andean Trade Preference Act (ATPA) and identified copyright problems in the four ATPA countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru).
June 1, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. International Trade Commission on the copyright law and enforcement efforts of the four countries participating in the Andean Trade Preferences Program (ATPA).
March 10, 2004 IIPA requests to testify on Andean copyright developments and the desired FTA IPR obligations at the March 17 interagency hearing on the proposed U.S.-Andean FTA.
May 21, 2003 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preferences Act: Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Crop Eradication, 68 Fed. Reg. 14697 (March 26, 2003)
March 26, 2003 IIPA comments to USTR on the eligibility criteria of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru under Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary countries, 68 Fed. Reg. 8791 (February 25, 2003)
September 16, 2002 IIPA Responds to request for public comment regarding the designation of eligible countries as Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act beneficiary countries, 67 Fed. Reg. 53379 (August 15, 2002)
July 1, 2002 IIPA responds to International Trade Commission's request for comments on the Andean Trade Preference Act:  Effect on the U.S. Economy and on Andean Drug Corp Eradication, Investigation No. 332-352, 67 Fed. Reg. 40337 (June 12, 2002)
June 16, 1999 IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Peru in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review (Note:  IIPA Withdrew its Petition Against Peru on February 7, 2000)

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Philippines

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
2004  2003 2002 2001  

 

Other Documents:

December 10, 2010

IIPA submitted comments in the Philippines Out-of-Cycle Review proceeding.

November 9, 2009 IIPA submits comments in the Philippines out-of-cycle review proceedings.
December 2, 2005 IIPA today filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle reviews of copyright practices in the Philippines.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments on Special 301 out-of-cycle review on Philippines, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)

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Poland

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006  2005  2004  

2003   2002   2001  

 

Other Documents:

November 9, 2009 IIPA submits comments in the Poland out-of-cycle review proceedings.
January 19, 2005 IIPA comments favorably on USTR's Out-of-Cycle review decisions upgrading Taiwan to the Watch List and maintaining Poland on the Watch List.
November 4, 2004 IIPA comment on the Special 301 out-of-cycle review of Poland.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments on Special 301 out-of-cycle review on Poland, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)

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Qatar

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Romania

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Russia

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September12, 2013 IIPA Files Request to Testify and Written Testimony with Trade Policy Staff Committee for Hearing regarding Russia's Implementation of its WTO Obligations
April 2, 2009 IIPA filed comments and requests to testify at the hearings for the GSP IPR investigations of copyright protection in Russia.
October 18, 2007 IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.
September  21, 2007 IIPA filed comments and requests to testify at the hearings for the GSP IPR investigations of copyright protection in Russia.
August 27, 2007 IIPA filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle reviews of copyright practices in Russia.
June 21, 2007 IIPA files updates with the GSP Subcommittee on the ongoing IPR review of Russia.
June 4, 2007 IIPA issues press statement and fact sheet on Russia's lack of compliance with the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Agreement on IPR.
November 21, 2006

IIPA issues statement on the signing of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Agreement on Russia's WTO accession and the IPR Side Letter. 

November 10, 2006 IIPA issues statement on USTR's announcement regarding Russia's agreement on accession to the WTO.
July 19, 2006 IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Russia GSP IPR investigation.
June 2, 2006 IIPA reiterates request that the U.S. government suspend Russia's eligibility to receive GSP benefits.
March 1, 2006 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Russia to the GSP subcommittee.
December 14, 2005 IIPA submits post-hearing responses to questions raised at the November 30, 2005 GSP country practice hearing on Russia.

December 7, 2005

IIPA testifies at U.S. House of Representatives' Subcommittee Oversight Hearing on "International IPR Report Card - Assessing U.S. Government and Industry Efforts to Enhance Chinese and Russian Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights."
December 2, 2005 IIPA today filed recommendations on USTR's Special 301 out-of-cycle reviews of copyright practices in Russia

November 9, 2005

IIPA files a Pre-Hearing Brief on ongoing GSP IPR review for Russia.

May 25, 2005

IIPA testifies on global copyright piracy, including Russia and China, at the hearing on "Piracy of Intellectual Property" held by the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

May 17, 2005

IIPA testifies on copyright piracy in Russia before the House of Representative's Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

April 26, 2005

IIPA celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2005 and supports the Sense of the Congress Resolution on China and Russia piracy.

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of Russia's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 20, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Russia GSP IPR investigation.

February 18, 2004

IIPA files a supplemental update on current copyright developments in Russia to the GSP Subcommittee.
October 31, 2003 IIPA Post-Hearing Brief on GSP Review of Russia
September 26, 2003 IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief on GSP Review of Russia.
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Russia to the GSP subcommittee.
April 6, 2001 IIPA's post-hearing brief for the country practices review of Russia in the 2000 GSP Annual Review
February 23, 2001 IIPA's request to appear and Pre-Hearing Brief for the public hearing on the country practices review of Russia in the 2000 GSP annual review
August 21, 2000 IIPA files petition with the U.S. Government to review the inadequate copyright practices of the Russian Federation with Respect to their compliance with the "Adequate and Effective" standards of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program
San Marino

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

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Saudi Arabia

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November 9, 2009 IIPA submits comments in the Saudi Arabia out-of-cycle review proceedings.
October 2, 2006 IIPA files recommendations in the Special 301 out-of-cycle-review of Saudi Arabia.

October 14, 2005

IIPA files recommendations in the Special 301 out-of-cycle-review of Saudi Arabia.

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Senegal

 

 Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Serbia & Montenegro Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2006   2005  2004   2003
Singapore

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2012 2011 2010 2008 2007(1)  2007(2)  2006 2005 

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July 15, 2010 IIPA submitted comments to the USITC on effects of the FTAs with Chile, Australia, and Singapore.
January 25, 2010 IIPA commented on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.
March 4, 2009 IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.

March 20, 2008

IIPA offers comments to the government of Singapore regarding jurisdictional and operational aspects of the Copyright Tribunal.

October 18, 2007 IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.

August 04, 2006

IIPA submits comments to the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) regarding its Public Consultation on Exemptions to Prohibition Against Circumvention of Technological Access Controls.
April 24, 2003 IIPA President Eric Smith testifies before the U.S. International Trade Commission in support of congressional adoption of the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.
January 21, 2003 The U.S. copyright industries laud the conclusion of the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.

 

Slovakia

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2001

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South Africa

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2007  2006   2005   2003   2002   2001  

 

Other Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 20, 2006 IIPA submits comments to the TPSC on copyright issues in several African nations and the AGOA trade program.
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

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Spain

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2004   2003  

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Sri Lanka

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:  2003

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Swaziland

 Documents:
October 22, 2007 IIPA files comments on the annual review of country eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
October 13, 2005 IIPA files comments with the TPSC on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

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Sweden

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2009 2008 2007  2006

Switzerland

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Taiwan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001  

 

Other Documents:
September 8, 2008 IIPA submits comments in Taiwan out-of-cycle review proceeding, recommending that it remain on the Watch List.
October 18, 2007 IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.
January 19, 2005 IIPA comments favorably on USTR's Out-of-Cycle review decisions upgrading Taiwan to the Watch List and maintaining Poland on the Watch List.
November 4, 2004 IIPA comment on the Special 301 out-of-cycle review of Taiwan.

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Tajikistan

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 
2004 2003 2002 2001  

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May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.

 

Thailand

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
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Other Documents:

December 10, 2010

IIPA submitted comments in theThailand Out-of-Cycle Review proceeding.

March 30, 2004 IIPA expresses concern over copyright piracy in Thailand on the occasion of the launch of the U.S.-Thailand Free Trade Agreement negotiations. 
March 19, 2004 IIPA requests to testify at the March 30 interagency hearing  on the proposed U.S.-Thailand FTA. 
May 22, 2003 IIPA letter requesting withdrawal of GSP petition against Thailand
February 20, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Thailand to the GSP subcommittee.
October 30, 2002 IIPA comments on Special 301 out-of-cycle review on Thailand, 67 Fed. Reg. 63186 (October 10, 2002)
June 17, 2001 Request of AAP, AFMA, IDSA, MPAA, NMPA and RIAA for review of the Intellectual Property Rights Practices of Thailand in the 2001 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review, 66 Fed. Reg. 19278 (April 13, 2001).

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Togo

Documents:
September 17, 2004 IIPA files comments with the U.S. interagency on the copyright and enforcement provisions in the AGOA trade legislation and on the SACU FTA IPR negotiations.

Turkey

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2004 2003 2002 2001  

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February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Turkey to the GSP subcommittee.

 

Turkmenistan Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007  2006   2005 
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U.A.E.

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year: 2014 2013
IIPA's 301 filings before 2001 are not available on this website. 

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January 5, 2005

IIPA files Notice of Intent to testify and Written Testimony on the proposed U.S.-United Arab Emirates FTA.
Ukraine

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September 9, 2013 IIPA Files Pre-Hearing Written Comments with USTR on Section 301 Investigation of Ukraine
May 31, 2013 IIPA Supports U.S. Government's Initiation of an Investigation into Government of Ukraine's Practices that Resulted in the Identification of Ukraine as a Priority Foreign Country
December 29, 2011 IIPA Files Petition to Review IPR and Market Access Practices in Ukraine in the 2011 Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Cycle.
October 18, 2007 IIPA's Eric Smith testifies on "International Piracy: The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property in the 21st Century, " before the House Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.
January 25, 2006

IIPA supports U.S. decision to restore trade benefits to Ukraine, and calls on the Ukrainian government to remain vigilant against optical disc piracy.

October 14, 2005 IIPA files recommendations on Ukraine's Special 301 out-of-cycle review and its ongoing GSP IPR review.
August 7, 2001 IIPA praises U.S. Government action suspending GSP benefits to Ukraine and imposing possible trade sanctions due to Ukraine's failure to combat piracy
May 18, 2001 IIPA post-hearing brief to supplement IIPA's appearance at the April 2001 public hearing pertaining to the identification of Ukraine as a priority foreign country, initiation of a Section 302 Investigation, and proposed determinations and action, 66 Fed. Reg. 18,346 (2001).
April 20, 2001 IIPA's request for comments for Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) pertaining to Ukraine, 66 Fed. Reg. 16,515 (2001)
April 20, 2001 IIPA testimony to accompany IIPA's appearance at the April 2001 public hearing pertaining to the identification of Ukraine as a priority foreign country, initiation of a Section 302 Investigation, and proposed determination and action, 66 Fed. Reg. 18,346 (2001) Ukraine Special 301
June 6, 2000 IIPA praises U.S. and Ukraine governments for efforts to combat piracy: Five optical media plants closed

March 16, 2000

IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief in support of the GSP 1999 country practices review against Ukraine, 65 Fed Reg. 7410 (Feb. 14, 2000) and 65 Fed. Reg. 11104 (Mar. 1, 2000)
June 16, 1999 IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Ukraine in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review
Uruguay

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February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Uruguay to the GSP subcommittee and requests to withdraw its GSP IPR petition.
June 13, 2001 IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Uruguay in the 2001 GSP annual Country Eligibility Practices Review, 66 Fed. Reg. 19278 (April 13, 2001)
August 21, 2000 IIPA files petition with the U.S. Government to review the inadequate copyright practices of Uruguay with respect to its compliance with the "Adequate and Effective" standards of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Trade Program
Uzbekistan

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May 8, 2009 IIPA replied to GSP Subcommittee questions on Uzbekistan
April 2, 2009 IIPA files updates with the GSP Subcommittee on the ongoing IPR review of Uzbekistan.

September 21, 2007

IIPA filed comments and requests to testify at the hearings for the GSP IPR investigations of copyright protection in Uzbekistan.
June 21, 2007 IIPA files updates with the GSP Subcommittee on the ongoing IPR review of Uzbekistan.
March 1, 2006 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Uzbekistan to the GSP subcommittee.
December 14, 2005 IIPA submits post-hearing responses to questions raised at the November 30, 2005 GSP country practice hearing on Uzbekistan.

November 9, 2005

IIPA files a Pre-Hearing Brief on ongoing GSP IPR review for Uzbekistan.

July 2, 2004

IIPA reacts to USTR's decision regarding the investigation of Uzbekistan's IPR practices in the 2003 GSP Review Cycle.

May 20, 2004

IIPA makes recommendations to the GSP Subcommittee regarding the ongoing Uzbekistan GSP IPR investigation.

February 18, 2004

IIPA files a supplemental update on current copyright developments in Uzbekistan to the GSP Subcommittee.
September 26, 2003 IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief on GSP Review of Uzbekistan.
February 14, 2003 IIPA files supplemental update on copyright developments in Uzbekistan to the GSP subcommittee.
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade Representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. participation in negotiations for the terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.

March 16, 2000

IIPA Pre-Hearing Brief in support of the GSP 1999 country practices review against Uzbekistan, 65 Fed Reg. 7410 (Feb. 14, 2000) and 65 Fed. Reg. 11104 (Mar. 1, 2000)
June 16, 1999 IIPA request for review of the Intellectual Property Rights practices of Uzbekistan in the 1999 Annual GSP Country Eligibility Practices Review
Venezuela

Excerpt from the IIPA's Special 301 Recommendations for the year:   2007 2006   2005  2003   2002   2001  

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Vietnam

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Other Documents:

January 25, 2010 IIPA commented on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.

March 4, 2009

IIPA testifies in support of the initiation of negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement (TPP FTA) with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, Brunei Darussalam, Australia, Peru and Vietnam.

August 4, 2008

IIPA submits comments regarding Vietnam's bid to be recognized as a GSP beneficiary country.
May 15, 2002 IIPA submits public comments to the U.S. Trade Representative on 'Accessions to the World Trade Organization and on U.S. Participation in Negotiations for the Terms of these Accessions,' specifically regarding Lebanon, Vietnam, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Cambodia and Laos.

Apr. 16, 1997

Press Release

IIPA statement on the U.S.-Vietnam Copyright Treaty

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