Intellectual Property Concerns Continue to Stall U.S.-Taiwan Trade Talks

Law360, New York (November 19, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. will not engage in talks with Taiwan about a free-trade agreement until the country does more to protect intellectual property rights and live up to its WTO commitments, former US secretary of defense and US-Taiwan Business Council chairman William Cohen said Tuesday, according to Taipei Times.

"The reality is such that until we resolve the outstanding issues -- dealing with intellectual property, dealing with WTO compliance, dealing with opening agricultural markets and so forth, that it is unlikely we are going to see any...
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