On Tuesday, 25 February 2014, India delivered the following intervention at the WTO TRIPS Council on agenda item 12 (IP and Innovation: University Technology Partnerships). The United States of America tabled this standalone agenda item on University Technology Partnerships in the context of IP and Innovation.
Claire Cassedy did this interview at the KEI offices, following the February 24, 2014 USTR hearing on the Special 301.
Here is the REVISED agenda for the Special 301 hearing on February 24. Public Citizen has been added to the list of witnesses, and USTR now lists the names of the speakers for the various trade associations. Unlike recent years, the level of participation by major trade organizations is significant.
SPECIAL 301 PUBLIC HEARING
February 24, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.
Office of the United States Trade Representative
1724 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20508
The Special 301 Hearing is open to the public. Members of the press are welcome to attend.
The following WTO airgram WTO/AIR/4240/REV.1 (14 February 2014) contains the agenda for the upcoming WTO Council for TRIPS meeting to be held in Geneva from Tuesday, 25 February 2014 to Wednesday, 26 February 2014.