Estados Unidos de América
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
8. Article 41.3 of the TRIPS Agreement requires that decisions on the merits of a case preferably be in writing, the better to determine the reasoning on which the decision is based. Please state, with regard to each type of court and administrative body identified in question 1, whether judges or administrative officials must render their decisions in writing and cite the legal authorities requiring such written opinions.
Proceedings in the High Courts are recorded electronically, and litigants may apply for transcriptions of the recordings. Judgements are generally given in writing.