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USTR investigation on Chinese technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation

USTR investigation on Chinese technology transfer

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released for publication in the Federal Register a notice initiating an investigation for purposes of determining whether acts, policies, and practices of the government of China related to technology transfers, intellectual property, and innovation are “actionable” under U.S. law.

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According to the USTR notice [PDF 214 KB], this investigation is in response to an August 2017 presidential memorandum. A public hearing is scheduled for October 10, 2017. Comments in connection with this investigation are due by September 28, 2017.

 

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