US To Probe Intellectual Property Rights in Pakistan

Law360, New York (January 11, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- The United States has formally initiated an investigation into violations of intellectual property rights in Pakistan, the Daily Times of Pakistan reported, citing an anonymous U.S. official.

The official told the newspaper the U.S. is sending a fact finding mission to prepare a report on intellectual property rights in Pakistan and submit a report to the concerned authorities.

A negative report could lead to trade sanctions against Pakistan, including such measures as the withdrawal of current trade facilities extended under the Generalized System of Preferences. Pakistan’s...
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