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Public Hearing on Special 301 Review

February 24, 2020

The Office of the United States Trade Representative’s Special 301 Subcommittee will hold a public hearing from 10:00AM – 4:00PM on February 26, 2020, regarding the Special 301 review. Each year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) conducts a Special 301 review to identify countries that deny adequate and effective protection of intellectual property rights or deny fair and equitable market access to U.S. persons who rely on IP protection. Based on this review, USTR determines which, if any, of these countries to identify as Priority Foreign Countries or placement on the Priority Watch List or Watch List.

The hearing will take place at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, Rooms 1 and 2, 1724 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20508.

The Federal Register notice regarding the review and hearing can be viewed here.

Click here to view the witness list.

NOTE: Media and attendees should note that the hearing is on the record but no external cameras or video recording will be allowed in the hearing room. A full transcript of the hearing will be posted on ustr.gov after the hearing. Please contact media@ustr.eop.gov with questions or for more information on media arrangements.

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