Response to Questions to KEI from Trade Policy Staff Committee in Docket No. USTR-2022-0016, Special 301

In 2023, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has elected to continue conducting its Special 301 Review process virtually, with no in-person hearing, as in the years prior to 2020. In this virtual process, after stakeholders have submitted… Continue Reading

KEI comments to USTR and the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) on Trade related aspects of public goods

https://www.regulations.gov/comment/USTR-2021-0021-0120 Trade related aspects of public goods Submission to USTR and the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) James Love, KEI March 8, 2022 Introduction One can think of the economy as including both public and private goods, each valued by… Continue Reading

Letter to Ambassador Tai at USTR regarding bilateral and plurilateral trade agreements and COVID 19

USTR-AmbTai-Bilateral-Plurilateal-agreements-3Dec2021 December 3, 2021 Ambassador Katherine Tai Office of the United States Trade Representative Washington, DC Dear Ambassador Tai, On November 18, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) provided comments to USTR on three issues that were important for any WTO… Continue Reading

KEI Comments to the NIH on Exclusive License of AAV Technology to Children’s Medical Research Institute in Australia

Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments on Wednesday July 14, 2021 to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the “Prospective Grant of an Exclusive Patent License: Adeno-Associated Virus Polynucleotides, Polypeptides and Virions” (86 FR 34246). The rights to technology… Continue Reading