Ivor O’Connor

January 28, 2009

US Falsely Claiming It ‘Won’ IP Fight With China

Filed under: Uncategorized — ioconnor @ 3:49 pm

US Falsely Claiming It ‘Won’ IP Fight With China

http://techdirt.com/articles/20090127/1515493547.shtml

Earlier this week, plenty of attention was paid to a WTO ruling concerning US disputes with China over a variety of intellectual property issues. The US Trade Representative quickly declared victory (pdf) and that’s the story most of the folks in the press went with, claiming that this was a US victory where the WTO largely supported the US. Some even called it a major victory, while others were surprised that China seemingly was fine with the ruling.

Perhaps that’s because if you actually read through the details, you realize, as Michael Geist points out, that the US actually lost very badly.
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Hmmm. I thought this “day is night” version was the standard all countries used. What makes this a special case?

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