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2009 - Special 301 Report

2009 - Special 301 Report

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2009 Special 301 Report
April 30, 2009
Prepared by the Office of the United States Trade Representative
 
 
Table
 
of 
 
Contents
 
EXECUTIVE
 
SUMMARY ............................................................................................................. 1
 
S
ECTION
I.
 
D
EVELOPMENTS IN
IPR
 
P
ROTECTION AND
E
NFORCEMENT
............................................ 3
 
Initiatives to Strengthen IPR Internationally .............................................................................. 3
 
Trends in Counterfeiting ............................................................................................................. 4
 
Internet and Digital Piracy .......................................................................................................... 5
 
Government Use of Software...................................................................................................... 6
 
Intellectual Property and Health Policy ...................................................................................... 6
 
Supporting Pharmaceutical Innovation ....................................................................................... 7
 
Implementation of the WTO TRIPS Agreement ........................................................................ 8
 
WTO Dispute Settlement ............................................................................................................ 9
 
Positive Developments.............................................................................................................. 10
 
S
ECTION
II.
 
C
OUNTRY
R
EPORTS
.................................................................................................... 13
 
Priority Watch List
 
CHINA .............................................................................................................................. 13
 
RUSSIA ............................................................................................................................ 16
 
ALGERIA ......................................................................................................................... 16
 
ARGENTINA ................................................................................................................... 17
 
CANADA ......................................................................................................................... 17
 
CHILE ............................................................................................................................... 18
 
INDIA ............................................................................................................................... 18
 
INDONESIA ..................................................................................................................... 19
 
ISRAEL............................................................................................................................. 19
 
PAKISTAN ....................................................................................................................... 21
 
THAILAND ...................................................................................................................... 21
 
VENEZUELA ................................................................................................................... 22
 
Watch ListBELARUS ........................................................................................................................ 22
 
BOLIVIA .......................................................................................................................... 22
 
BRAZIL ............................................................................................................................ 23
 
BRUNEI ............................................................................................................................ 23
 
COLOMBIA ..................................................................................................................... 23
 
COSTA RICA ................................................................................................................... 24
 
CZECH REPUBLIC ......................................................................................................... 24
 
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ............................................................................................... 24
 
ECUADOR ....................................................................................................................... 25
 

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