Bridgestone Licensing Services, Inc., and Bridgestone Americas, Inc., Delaware and Nevada corporations respectively, have initiated an arbitration pursuant to Chapter Ten of the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), alleging that a decision by the Supreme Court of Panama related to trademark proceedings violated the following provisions of the TPA: Article 10.3 (National Treatment), Article 10.5 (Minimum Standard of Treatment) and Article 10.7 (Expropriation and Compensation).

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