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2005 Special 301 Report

Priority Foreign Countries are those pursuing the most onerous or egregious policies that have the greatest adverse impact on U.S. right holders or products, and are subject to accelerated investigations and possible sanctions. Countries or economies on the Priority Watch List do not provide an adequate level of IPR protection or enforcement, or market access for persons relying on intellectual property protection. Thirty-four trading partners are placed on the Watch List, meriting bilateral attention to address the underlying IPR problems. China and Paraguay, due to their serious IP-related problems are subject to another part of the statute, Section 306 monitoring, because of previous bilateral agreements reached with the United States to address specific problems raised in earlier reports.

2005 Special 301 Report
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Executive Summary
Background on Special 301
Results of Out-of-Cycle Review on China
Priority Foreign Country
Priority Watch List
Watch List
Positive List of Developments: May 2004 - April 2005
WIPO Internet Treaties