WTO Rules Against China In Copyright Law Dispute

Law360, New York (January 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- China's copyright and trademark protections do not comply with international agreements, a World Trade Organization panel found on Tuesday, handing a victory to the U.S. in a dispute that began in April 2007.

In its ruling, the WTO panel concluded that China's copyright law and other customs measures in the intellectual property rights field fell short of their obligations under the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights agreement.

“The panel concludes that, to the extent that the copyright law and the customs measures as such are...
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