Provides background on intellectual property rights (IPR), and explains role of U.S. international trade policy in enhancing IPR protection and enforcement abroad. Discusses global intellectual property holdings, IPR contribution to economy, organization structure of IPR protection, domestic trade law, and issues for Congress. Includes tables and graphs.
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