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The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently provided comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) in response to USTR’s request as it develops its negotiating objectives and positions for the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. RIAA’s comments can be viewed here: RIAA Filing With USTR On US-Japan…

RIAA Comment On New USMCA Trade Agreement

October 1, 2018 | RIAA News

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently concluded negotiations on a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada called the United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreement, or USMCA. Below is a comment from RIAA President Mitch Glazier on the text of the agreement released by USTR. “We…
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently provided comments to the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) in response to the Commission’s request for stakeholders’ input in U.S. Global Digital Trade policies. RIAA’s filing can be viewed here: RIAA Filing With US International Trade Commission On Digital Trade…
WASHINGTON – Today the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released its annual Special 301 Report, which details U.S. intellectual property rights (IPR) priorities and concerns in foreign countries.  Today’s report takes on many of the challenges facing the music community around the world, from weak copyright…
WASHINGTON – The United States Senate recently voted to approve intellectual property lawyer Andrei Iancu as the new Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Below is a comment on the approval from Mitch Glazier, President, RIAA. “We welcome the approval…
Read the music groups’ letter here: North American Music Community Letter To USTR…
The nation’s leading creative industries call on the U.S. government to help ensure our trading partners step up copyright protection. Read more from IIPA here.    …