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Ambassador István Major (Hungary)
M.i Dispute settlement
129. The Chairperson informed the Council that the Report of the Panel established to investigate the complaint of the European Communities and their member States regarding patent protection for pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products in India had been circulated to WTO Members on 24 August 1998 (document WT/DS79/R) and adopted by the DSB at its meeting of 22 September 1998. 130. Referring to dispute IP/D/11 (WT/DS114), the Chairperson informed the Council that, on 11 November 1998, the European Communities and their member States had requested the establishment of a panel in their dispute with Canada on patent protection for pharmaceutical products in Canada (document WT/DS114/5).