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Rights-holders coalition warns USTR on NAFTA safe harbor provisions

December 04, 2017 at 11:58 AM
A coalition of U.S. rights-holder groups is warning against the inclusion of “overly-broad safe harbor provisions” in NAFTA and taking issue with the language on intellectual property rights in the updated negotiating objectives recently released by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. “Our concern in NAFTA is the significant extent to which any safe harbor provisions fail to accurately reflect basic aspects of U.S. law, such as the absence of secondary liability (on which the U.S. safe harbor regime...


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