KEI sent this letter to USTR today regarding the TRIPS Waiver negotiations. Highlights what we think are the three most important issues. KEI-USTR-TRIPS-waiver-Priorities-18nov2021 November 18, 2021 Ambassador Katherine Tai Office of the United States Trade Representative Washington, DC Dear Ambassador… Continue Reading
On Friday, March 5, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted written responses to questions from USTR on Special 301. The pdf version of KEI’s written submission can be found here.
(More on the USTR Special 301. link) Attached are links to several of the industry submissions for the 2021 USTR Special 301 list. The Docket: USTR-2020-0041 PhRMA 2021 Special 301 Review Comment, and Correction to Comment BIO 2021 Special 301… Continue Reading
(More on the USTR Special 301. link) On Thursday January 28, 2021, Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) submitted comments to the US Trade Representative’s (USTR) Special 301 Review process. The USTR conducts an annual review of other countries’ intellectual property policies… Continue Reading
Today, the Office of the United States Trade Representative hosted the hearing for the annual Special 301 Review. The review process includes a solicitation of written comments and hearing testimony, and results in the publication of the Special 301 Report.… Continue Reading
This is the KEI request to appear at the January 30, 2020, USTR public hearing on petitions from the IIPA to impose higher tariffs (revoke GSP benefits) on South Africa and Indonesia over copyright issues. The docket is here: https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=USTR-2019-0020-0001… Continue Reading
A comment on the damages provision in the USMCA IP Chapter was published on April 2, 2019, in Harvard’s Bill of Health blog, here.
On Thursday February 7, 2019, KEI submitted comments and intent to testify at the hearing for the 2019 US Trade Representative’s Special 301 review process. This year’s hearing will take place on Wednesday February 27, 2019 at the Office of… Continue Reading
KEI filed this today, regarding a Federal Register request for comments (83 FR 57790) on the negotiating objectives for a U.S./UK trade agreement. KEI-US-UK-15Jan2019-statement-request2testify
DATE: December 10, 2018 Intent to Testify and Testimony Summary/Comments on Negotiating Objectives for a U.S.-European Union Trade Agreement (USEUTA) Luis Gil Abinader. Knowledge Ecology International 1621 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009. Phone number +1.202.332.2670. Federal Register… Continue Reading