Antigua Asks WTO To Drop $21M IP Protections For US

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 8:15 PM EST) -- Antigua and Barbuda asked the World Trade Organization on Thursday for permission to lift $21 million worth of intellectual property protections afforded to the U.S., saying Washington has not resolved issues that underlie a long-running trade dispute over a U.S. ban on Internet gambling.

The Caribbean islands, which are governed as one nation, lodged a notice with the WTO saying they have been consistently rebuffed by the U.S. in trying to resolve a dispute over steps Washington took after the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body found in...
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