- Engagement through the bilateral consultative mechanism of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), a high-level forum for resolving trade concerns and promoting commercial opportunities;
- Effective use of trade tools, such as the USTR's annual "top to bottom" review assessing U.S.-China trade, the Special 301 review process for effectiveness of IPR enforcement and the dispute-resolution process of the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS);
- Expanded law enforcement cooperation built on the existing U.S.-China Joint Liaison Group, which facilitates bilateral cooperation on criminal justice matters;
- Cooperation with the private sector, which serves as the "eyes and ears" for government enforcement efforts.
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
US Coordinator's IP Enforcement Strategy for China
Chris Israel, coordinator for international intellectual property enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce has a strategy how to deal with China. He testified his plan before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation subcommittee: