[Ip-health] KEI Comments filed to USTR Special 301 Review

Jamie Love james.love at keionline.org
Fri Feb 10 07:06:21 PST 2017

This is the table of contents from the filing.



The USPTO Studies on IP and Employment

   - The Role of Trademarks in Providingto Provide Misleading Data on
   IP-Intensive Industry Employment
   - Figure 1: USTPO/ESA estimate of employment in IP-Intensive industries,
   - Table 1: Employment in Top 10 IP-Intensive Industries, ranked by
   number of jobs
   - Copyright-Intensive Industries
   - Table 2: Employment in Copyright Intensive Industries
   - Table 3: Components of NAICS Code 5419, Other Professional,
   Scientific, and Technical Services
   - Table 4: Components of NAICS Code 5111, Newspaper, periodical, book,
   and directory publishers
   - Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
   - Software publishers
   - Open Source Software
   - Foreign Ownership in Copyright Industries
   - The U.S. information technology sector is important
   - Table 5: Selected U.S. technology firms
   - Patent-Intensive Industries

Pharmaceuticals and Medicine
Copyright Term
Attacks on Copyright Exceptions
Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in
Civil and Commercial Matters
Patent Trolls Target US Businesses
Patents in China and the United States

   - Table 6: China, patent applications (Source: WIPO)
   - Table 7: China, patent grants (Source: WIPO)
   - FIgure 2: China, Patent Applications
   - Figure 3: China, Patent Grants
   - Table 8: U.S., Patent Applications (Source: WIPO)
   - Table 9: U.S. Patent Grants (Source: WIPO)
   - Figure 4: U.S., Patent Applications
   - Figure 5: U.S., Patent Grants

The United States’ Aging Population, the Price of Medicines, and Healthcare
Trade Policies Concerning Pharmaceuticals and Medicine
Delinkage of R&D Costs from Product Price
Parallel Trade
Open Access and Other Public Goods
Concluding Comments

On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 4:55 PM, Claire Cassedy <claire.cassedy at keionline.org
> wrote:

> http://keionline.org/node/2722
> KEI Comments filed to USTR Special 301 Review
> Submitted by Claire Cassedy on 9. February 2017 - 17:53
> On February 9, 2017, KEI filed written comments to the Office of the United
> States Trade Representative's Special 301 Review process. The Special 301
> Review is an annual process carried out by the USTR to, "to identify
> countries that deny adequate and effective protection of intellectual
> property rights (IPR) or deny fair and equitable market access to U.S.
> persons who rely on intellectual property protection."
> This year KEI's comments focused on the misleading USPTO data used to
> justify increased IP protections, increased transparency in trade policies
> and practices, and the need to examine proposals that advocated for
> de-linked funding of R&D.
> This year's Special 301 Review in particular presents an opportunity for
> the new administration has to reassess USTR policies and approaches, and
> going forward, to emphasize the interests of American citizens when
> establishing global IP norms and policies.
> KEI also filed notice of intent to testify at the Special 301 Review
> Hearing. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017.
> Links:
> [1] http://keionline.org/sites/default/files/KEI-2017Special301Review.pdf
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James Love.  Knowledge Ecology International
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