Chinese IP Enforcement A Gauge Of Loyalty To WTO

Law360, New York (September 21, 2009, 2:25 PM EDT) -- China's reaction to last month's World Trade Organization panel ruling against current restrictions regarding the import and distribution of copyrighted materials could be a barometer of its commitment to fulfilling its WTO obligations and strengthening its intellectual property rights enforcement system.

The ruling, handed down Aug. 12, has been widely praised as a victory in the U.S.' quest to get American books, music and movies into China's media market, long a hotbed for pirated goods due to laws that require a state-owned middleman to import and...
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