[A2k] Special 301 Hearing Schedule and Witness List

Michael Palmedo mpalmedo at wcl.american.edu
Tue Feb 21 12:25:45 PST 2012


Not a lot of the usual IP maximalist folks... no PhRMA, no individual
companies]

 

http://www.ustr.gov/webfm_send/3281 

 

SPECIAL 301 REVIEW PUBLIC HEARING 

 

February 23, 2012 - 10:00 a.m.

 

Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

1724 F Street, NW

Washington, D.C. 20508

 

HEARING SCHEDULE

 

10:00 - 10:10 - WELCOME REMARKS, Stan McCoy

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, USTR Office of Intellectual
Property and Innovation

 

10:10-10:20 - Government of Czech Republic

Mr. Jaroslav Zajicek

Mr. Josef Dvoracek

 

10:20-10:30 - Government of Poland

Mr. Pawel Pietrasienski Minister-Counselor, Embassy of Republic of
Poland

 

10:30-10:40 - Government of Mexico

Mr. Salvador Behar

Legal Counsel for International Trade, Embassy of Mexico

 

10:40 - 10:50 - BREAK

 

10:50 - 11:00 - American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
(ASCAP)

 

11:00 - 11:10 - Doctors without Borders

 

11:10 - 11:20 - Essential Inventions, Inc.

 

11:20 - 11:30 - Public Knowledge

 

11:30 - 11:40 - Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC)

 

11:40 - 11:50 - University of Wyoming College of Law Center for
International Human Rights Law and Advocacy

 

11:50 - 12:00 - American University Washington College of Law Program on
Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP)

 

12:00 - 12:10 - Knowledge Ecology International

 

12:10 - 12:20 - International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA)

 

12:20 - CLOSING REMARKS - Paula Pinha

Chair of the Special 301 Subcommittee

Director for Intellectual Property and Innovation

 

POST-HEARING COMMENTS

 

Post-hearing briefs are optional and may be submitted until 5 p.m. on
March 1, 2012. Post-hearing briefs, comments, or questions should be
sent electronically via http://www.regulations.gov, docket number
USTR-2011-0021. Submissions should contain the term "2012 Special 301
Review" in the "Type Comment" field on www.regulations.gov.

 

The Special 301 Hearing is open to the public. Please bring a picture ID
and arrive 20 minutes early for security processing. Members of the
press are welcome to attend

 

 




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