FACA Committee Purpose & Justification The information in this plan was imported from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) database and transformed into StratML Part 1, Strategic Plan, format. Fiscal Year:2011 Committee Type: National Policy Issue Advisory Board Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights DOC 00d08bd5-97e6-4d3b-afb5-a44d82da9b03 [21419]: http://www.trade.gov/itac Department of Commerce [12]: http://www.doc.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary Ms. Sandra M. Aistars Esq. Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Time Warner Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Mark Chandler Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, Cisco Systems, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Sarah B. Deutsch, Esq. Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Verizon Communications Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Scott M Frank President and Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Intellectual Property, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. John Frisbie President, U.S.-China Business Council Committee Member Representative Performer A. Bob Ghosh, Esq. Intellectual Property Law, AVAYA Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Frank Hellwig Esq. Senior Associate, General Counsel, Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. J. Anthony Imler Consultant Representing Johnson & Johnson Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Richard H. Kjeldgaard Associate Vice President, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America Committee Member Representative Performer Perla M. Kuhn, Esq. Legal Advisor Representing Accessory Net Group, LLC Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Jeff P. Kushan Esq. Trade Counsel, Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood LLP, Representing Biotechnology Industry Organization Committee Member Representative Performer Stevan D. Mitchell Esq. Vice President, Intellectual Property Policy, Entertainment Software Association Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Michelle L Orfei Manager, Intellectual Property and Trade, CropLife America Committee Member Representative Performer Brian S. Roman, Esq. Sr. Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, Mylan Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Eric Smith President, International Intellectual Property Alliance Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Thomas J. Thomson Executive Director, Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Timothy P. Trainer President, Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center, Representing Zippo Manufacturing Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Neil I. Turkewitz Esq. Executive Vice President, International Recording Industry Association of America Committee Member Representative Performer The Committee shall perform such functions and duties and prepare such reports, as may be required by Section 135 of the Trade Act, with respect to the industry trade advisory committees. The Committee advises the Secretary and USTR on trade matters referred to in section 135(a)(1) of the Act, and is consulted regarding the matters referred to in section 135(a)(2) of the Act. The Committee provides detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary and USTR regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements under section 2103 of the Bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2002, and implementation of existing trade agreements affecting its sector. 150b7db4-9103-4633-a774-17656f2962d3 ITAC 15 plays an active role in advising the U.S. Government on negotiating objectives and priorities for the WTO Doha round, ongoing Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), implementation of completed FTAs, WTO accession, bilateral intellectual property rights concerns, and implementation of the WTO Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs). ITAC 15 has provided advice on the IPR Aspects of seventeen FTAs and their implementation. ITAC 15 has provided advice on negotiations for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement(ACTA). In addition, ITAC 15 channeled its advice on Special 301 activities, including out-of cycle reviews. The Special 301 provisions of the Trade Act of 1974 require the USG to determine whether the policies and practices of foreign countries deny adequate and effective IPR protection. ITAC 15 also continued to monitor implementation and compliance with the WTO TRIPs Agreement, providing advice on WTO TRIPs, Council reviews and geographical indications registration system, and WTO dispute settlement cases. ITAC 15 also advised the U.S. Government on ongoing Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (STOP!) activities. In addition, ITAC 15 advised the U.S. Government on negotiating objectives for WTO accession. 3ad0d75e-cd58-4551-81d6-e08de5821b0e Recommandations This Committee is essential to carry out the Secretary and USTR's responsibilities under section 135(c)(2) of the 1974 Trade Act, as delegated by E.O. 11846 of March 27, 1975. There is no other Committee that can perform the duties of this Committee. ff4c3039-3e58-4f65-be94-df7df251628b Make, Accept, Implement 78fecf03-cc03-4a4d-b730-1dededec0bdb dc8f64d1-2fde-48c6-8bd7-4893e6703b2d Recommendations Made Number Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights Department of Commerce Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 On average 3-4 recommendations are submitted annually. No measurable calculation as most advice is rendered orally while negotiators are in the room, thus the number of recommendations are difficult to determine. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 a62d108e-c120-4c9b-aceb-d20804d2c94b Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights Department of Commerce For a variety of its own reasons not applicable to the Committee, the agency may implement all/most of the recommendations, but few times recommendations are not implemented. n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 No measureable calculation. Committee members that give advice to U.S. trade negotiators, typically do not receive feedback from negotiators regarding how their advice has been applied or utilized within the various bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 42b00223-f30c-4b34-9212-abf45e2b1a1e Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights Department of Commerce There are sometimes a few proposals which were not funded in their entirety, those few being scaled back from their original level of requested funding (allowable under the program). n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 No measureable calculation. Committee members that give advice to U.S. trade negotiators, typically do not receive feedback from negotiators regarding how their advice has been applied or utilized within the various bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations. 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2013-07-09 http://explore.data.gov/resource/datasets/c5i3-bb9j Gannon (J.) Dick gannon_dick@yahoo.com Submit error.