The Trans-Atlantic Business Council held the annual Stakeholder Meeting convened by the Transatlantic IPR Working Group. Input from stakeholders including consumer groups and the private sector informed the agenda of the government-to-government meetings held the following day.
The Transatlantic IPR Working Group coordinates in three main areas under the U.S.-EU IPR Action Strategy: engagement on IPR issues in third countries and international organizations, customs cooperation, and public-private partnerships.
The U.S. delegation is co-chaired by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. The EU delegation is chaired by the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission.