A Panel Discussion on Policy Approaches to Intellectual Property Enforcement and the Impact on Trade Agreements
Organized by the Property Rights Alliance, this event was hosted by the Intellectual Property Caucus and sponsored by Rep. Tom Feeney.
Date: 12:00-1:30pm October 4, 2007
Venue: Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC
Attendance: Congressional staff, industry representatives, other interested parties.
New Cluster B text (Draft Agreed Proposals) out on Norm-setting, Flexibilities, Public Policy and Public DomainSubmitted by thiru on 14. June 2007 - 9:12
The following Cluster B text came out of the informal green room negotiations which broke out around 7 PM Geneva time last evening. The only word that seems to have brackets is the word “competition”.
1. In its activities, including norm-setting, WIPO should take into account the flexibilities in international IP agreements, especially those which are of interest to developing countries and LDCs.
This decision by the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) involves a dispute over the proper remedy for the importation of various infringing chips made by Qualcom that are used in cell phones. The Qualcom chips infringe on patents held by Broadcom.