USTR Says China Still Lags On Combating Piracy

Law360, New York (January 2, 2014, 3:56 PM EST) -- China has fallen short on its international obligations to combat online piracy and other forms of intellectual property infringement, and the strong role the country's government plays in the economy has led to friction with trading partners, the U.S. trade representative said recently.

In a wide-ranging, 12th annual report to Congress on China's compliance with its World Trade Organization obligations, the USTR's office said Dec. 24 that although the Asian nation has made progress in areas like intellectual property rights protection, the U.S. still has a...
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