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Appellate Body COOL dispute

Appellate Body COOL dispute

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Last Friday, the Appellate Body of the WTO upheld most of the panel’s rulings and recommendations in the dispute (DS384 & DS386) filed against the
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TRIPS Council meeting

TRIPS Council meeting

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Last week’s meeting of the WTO’s TRIPS Council main issues of discussion were: counterfeit goods, exceptions and limitations to copyright, and the long-running dispute over a Cuban rum trademark.
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DSB Special Session US-Tuna

DSB Special Session US-Tuna

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The DSB convened a special session on Wednesday to adopt the latest AB report in the US – Tuna dispute. In the meeting, Mexico urged the US to comply
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US – Tuna AB Report

US – Tuna AB Report

category: General
The WTO’s AB report on the US – Tuna case (DS381) was issued last May 16, 2012. On it, the AB ruled that the US
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New AB Member

New AB Member

category: General
Yesterday, the Selection Committee, established by the DSB, recommended the appointment to the Appellate Body of Mr. Seung Wha Chang, national of the Republic of
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DSB Compliance Panel

DSB Compliance Panel

category: General
On the heels of last month’s Panel and AB report in the US – Large Civil Aircraft (DS353) dispute, last Friday, the US requested the establishment of a compliance panel
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DSB meeting March 2012

DSB meeting March 2012

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Last Friday’s regular meeting of the DSB, saw the formal introduction of the new Chairman of the DSB, the Ambassador of Pakistan Shahid BASHIR. On other items of the agenda it
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AB Report in China – Raw Materials

AB Report in China – Raw Materials

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The WTO published the AB Report in the high-profile dispute, China-Raw Materials (WT/DS394/AB/R, WT/DS395/AB/R and WT/DS398/AB/R) on January 30, 2012, brought forth by Mexico, the US and the EU as co-complainants.
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January’s DSB regular meeting

January’s DSB regular meeting

category: General
This month’s regular meeting of the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) had a few interesting developments: three panels were established, an Appellate Body (AB) report was adopted, and an AB
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