Citing TRIPS ‘Failure,’ Senate Finance Demands More USTR Transparency

By Dan Dupont / May 10, 2022 at 5:25 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is failing to meet its transparency standards in dealing with Congress, the leaders and other members of the Senate Finance Committee said on Tuesday ( May 10), faulting USTR Katherine Tai for failing to properly consult lawmakers about a “compromise outcome” on intellectual property at the World Trade Organization. In a May 10 letter to Tai, Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) was joined by ranking member Mike Crapo (R-ID), former Chair...

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