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New leaks show US gaining ground in TPP IP chapter

Nearly a year ago, Wikileaks released a draft text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property chapter. I did some visualizations and analysis in the wake of that leak, which you can find here. Today, Wikileaks released a second draft text … Continue reading

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Special 301: Is it Effective?

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu My previous post discussed how Special 301’s enforcement mechanism has rarely been used, and is even less likely to be used in the future. But the frequency with which an enforcement … Continue reading

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The US Does Not Have the Highest IP Protection in the World

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu The text of this post is licensed CC BY-SA 4.0, and may be shared and reposted with attribution. Please include a link back to this page, which will contain the most … Continue reading

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When asked, vast majority of businesses say IP is not important

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu This post is licensed CC-BY SA 3.0, and may be shared and reposted with attribution. Please include a link back to this page, which will contain the most up-to-date version. Last … Continue reading

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Visualizing Negotiating Positions in the TPP IP Chapter

Gabriel J. Michael / gmichael at gwu dot edu Update 11/20: A number of people have suggested my analysis might not indicate U.S. and Japanese isolation so much as satisfaction with the current text, especially if the U.S. and Japan … Continue reading

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