China, EU Agree to Step Up IPR Talks

Law360, New York (November 3, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- China and the European Union have agreed to expand negotiations about Chinese violations of intellectual property rights, the European Commission's Delegation in China announced on Monday.

The two parties agreed to launch a "structured dialogue" on intellectual property rights to discuss bilateral and multilateral issues related to the protection and the enforcement of intellectual property, the delegation said in a statement.

China and the European Union agreed to accelerate efforts to combat piracy and counterfeiting. The EU-China IPR dialogue will cover any issue related to IPR...
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