WTO Takes Up US Complaint Against China Patent Regime – AFP

From AFP:

The WTO agreed on Tuesday to formally examine a US complaint about shortcomings in China’s intellectual property protection, as friction over trade builds between the world’s economic superpower and its emerging rival.

The World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlement body set up a panel to rule on the dispute in a meeting here, following a complaint Washington first lodged in April, officials said.

The clash over intellectual property becomes the fourth case involving a formal US challenge to trade practices in China, whose ballooning trade surplus has become a political flashpoint.[Full Text]

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