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Moratoriums on e-commerce, TRIPS non-violation complaints to be renewed after last-minute showdown

December 13, 2017 at 4:24 PM
BUENOS AIRES -- World Trade Organization members have struck an 11th-hour deal to renew a moratorium on e-commerce duties as well as a moratorium that prevents members from bringing non-violation cases under the WTO’s intellectual property agreement, sources said. Renewing the e-commerce moratorium was a priority for U.S. businesses. The U.S. had pushed back against renewing the moratorium for non-violation cases under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property, but has agreed to extend it as long as the...

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