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The "Special 301" Report is an annual review of the global state of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement, which the Office of the United States Trade Representative conducts pursuant to Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended by the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 and the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (enacted in 1994). Click here for the latest Special 301 Report.
USTR has identified notorious markets in the Special 301 Report since 2006 and began publishing a separate Notorious Market List in 2011. See the most recent Notorious Markets list here.
Priority foreign country: Ukraine
Priority watch list: Algeria, Argentina, Chile, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Russia, Thailand, Venezuela
Watch list: Barbados, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Tajikistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Not listed with an out-of-cycle review: El Salvador, Spain
Map: Special 301 Countries
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