Inside U.S. trade reports that the U.S. wants more time to consult with stakeholders before tabling text for the intellectual property chapter of the Trans Pacific Partnership. A USTR official quoted in the story referred to “very wide” differences in opinion on IP matters, especially those relating to the 2007 compromise on IP and Health negotiated between Congressional Democrats and the Bush Administration.
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