Compte rendu ‒ Conseil des ADPIC ‒ Afficher les détails de l'intervention/la déclaration

Ambassador W. Armstrong (New Zealand)
I.i Dispute settlement
82. The Chairman said that the United States and Japan had notified to the Council and the Dispute Settlement Body, by means of a communication dated 24 January 1997, that they had reached a mutually satisfactory solution to the matter raised by the United States in February 1996 concerning the protection of past performances and existing sound recordings pursuant to the TRIPS Agreement (document IP/D/1/Add.1). He also drew Members' attention to document WT/DS50/5, which contained information on the constitution of the panel established by the DSB at its meeting of 20 November 1996 in the dispute between the United States and India concerning patent protection for pharmaceutical and agricultural chemical products in India, to which the United States had referred under agenda item E above and in which the European Communities had reserved third-party rights to participate in the panel proceedings.