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U.S. suspends WTO dispute with China over IP practices

June 18, 2019
At the request of the U.S., the World Trade Organization will suspend until Dec. 31 a case alleging China fails to uphold intellectual property rights that was instigated by the U.S. last year. In its March 2018 challenge, the U.S. accused China of not allowing foreign patent holders to exercise their IP rights against joint venture companies after initial contracts ended. A dispute panel was formed in November. The communication from the panel granting the request, made public on Friday,...

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