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United States – Section 211 Omnibus Appropriations Act of 1998 (WT/DS176/AB/R) A Comment

  • Robert Howse (a1) and Damien J. Neven (a2)

As usual the authors have divided their labor, based on expertise. In particular, the economic analysis in section 4 was the responsibility of Damien Neven; Robert Howse’s own understanding of the costs and benefits of international trade law rules with respect to intellectual property protection in general depends on a rather different framework for analysing the problem. However, in so far as the legal and economic analysis of the Havana Club case itself is concerned, which deals only with trademarks as a form of IP protection, the authors are in agreement.

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