International IP Treaty Won't Affect US Law: Kirk

Law360, New York (March 3, 2010, 5:14 PM EST) -- U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has said that a multinational treaty on intellectual property rights won't alter U.S. law, in response to concerns from Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., about “secret negotiations” over the anti-counterfeiting agreement.

On Tuesday, Wyden posted on his Web site Kirk's Jan. 28 response to a series of questions about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

Kirk addressed a number of Wyden's specific concerns, including whether he's working to ensure that the ACTA doesn't interfere with Congress' ability to reform existing IP laws in the...
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