USTR has today launched an Out-of-Cycle Review for India, per this year’s Special 301 Report. USTR is accepting public comments until October 31st. (Interesting to note that it is only a two week window. For the last Review it was 3 weeks for public comments.)
Read the announcement here
In the 2014 Special 301 Report, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that, in order to assess progress on engagement with the Government of India on intellectual property rights (IPR) issues, an Out-of-Cycle Review (OCR) would be conducted for India. USTR requests written submissions from the public concerning information, views, acts, policies, or practices relevant to evaluating the Government of India’s engagement on IPR issues of concern, in particular those identified in the 2014 Special 301 Report. The 2014 Special 301 Report is available at www.ustr.gov.
Friday, October 31, 2014—Deadline for the public, except foreign governments, to submit written comments.
Friday, November 7, 2014—Deadline for foreign governments to submit written comments.