Venezuela remains on the Priority Watch List in 2014

The United States’ priority points about Venezuela which are concerned in the Special 301 Report are:  the consistency of domestic laws and international obligations resulting from the 2008 reinstatement of the 1955 Industrial Property Law; the status of trademarks that were registered under the Andean Community law prior to Venezuela’s withdrawal from the Andean Community; […]

special-301The United States’ priority points about Venezuela which are concerned in the Special 301 Report are:  the consistency of domestic laws and international obligations resulting from the 2008 reinstatement of the 1955 Industrial Property Law; the status of trademarks that were registered under the Andean Community law prior to Venezuela’s withdrawal from the Andean Community; the need of enforcement against physical and online counterfeiting and piracy. Like Chile, Venezuela has also to provide an effective system for protecting against the unfair commercial use, as well as unauthorized disclosure, of undisclosed test or other data generated to obtain marketing approval for pharmaceutical products.

The entire report can be found here.