Sens. Urge USTR To Ensure NAFTA Tightens Copyright Rules

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 5:32 PM EDT) -- A pair of senators on Friday called on U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to ensure that U.S. trade agreements, and particularly the North American Free Trade Agreement currently being renegotiated, include strong copyright provisions that protect American innovation.

Senate Committee on Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Senate Finance Committee member Bill Nelson, D-Fla., noted in a letter that creative and innovative industries that are housed in the U.S. and contribute significantly to the economy rely on vigorous protection and enforcement of their intellectual property rights,...
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