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Estados Unidos de América
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
6. The US response to question 2 of the Checklist of Issues on Enforcement18 provides that federal court judges have authority to order personal appearances and to authorize written or videotaped depositions in hardship cases. Please provide information concerning the authority of administrative judges hearing infringement matters brought before the USITC to order the same and specify the administrative or other provisions allowing for these procedures.
The US International Trade Commission and its administrative law judges have authority, under 5 U.S.C. § 557, to order personal appearances and to authorize written or videotaped depositions in appropriate circumstances.