IP, Antitrust Worries Hamper Trade With China: Attys

Law360, New York (September 17, 2009, 12:49 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama's decision to impose tariffs on tires imported from China has underscored the obstacles to a stable trade relationship between the U.S. and China. Experts say these obstacles include not only trade disputes but deeper issues stemming from China's competition and intellectual property regimes.

Obama announced last week that the U.S. would impose a 35 percent tariff on tires under Section 421 of the International Trade Act, which allows the U.S. to impose tariffs on imports that disrupt the American economy because of their...
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