International Services

In the past dozen years, Steve has spent cumulatively one full year in Asia.  He has negotiated the intricacies of the copyright laws of China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, and most of the rest of the Pacific coast.  He understands their government structures and has personal contacts throughout the region.  Whether it is for increased bandwidth or expert analysis and representation, you can be confident that Steve will work efficiently and effectively to further your policy goals – freeing you up to focus on your critical work.

Steve is a co-author of the U.S. free trade agreement intellectual property chapter, and has negotiated the text and/or implementation of more than half a dozen different free trade agreements, plus ACTA.

He has also has extensive experience in Europe with the European Union, at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and with IP matters before the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Utilizing this vast experience and expertise we can provide:

  • Analysis of proposed legislation and court rulings in foreign countries
  • Comments and direct advocacy with U.S. government IP and trade officials
  • Written comments to foreign governments
  • Direct advocacy with foreign government officials