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2012 Special 301 Report

Categories: Canada,China,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,Italy,Property Rights,Russia,Treaties

http://www.ustr.gov/sites/default/files/2012%20Special%20301%20Report_0.pdf

Latest annual review of the state of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement by U.S. trading partners around the world.  Major concerns are expressed about indigenous innovation policies in China, copyright piracy over the Internet in Canada, Italy, and Russia, and other systemic IPR issues.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

 

European Health Expectancies: Country Reports

Categories: European Union,France,Germany,Great Britain,Health/Medical,Italy,Spain,Statistics

http://www.eurohex.eu/index.php?option=countryreports

A series of reports for the countries of the European Union on life expectancies and healthy life years and how each country compares to the EU as a whole.  From the European Commission

 

Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G-8 Countries: 2011

Categories: Canada,Education,France,Germany,Great Britain,Italy,Japan,Russia,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012007.pdf

Compares key education outcomes and contexts such as academic performance, education expenditures, and education attainment in the G-8 countries.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

2011 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property

Categories: Canada,China,Copyright/Patents,Foreign Trade/Investment,Italy,Property Rights,Russia,Spain

http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/reports-and-publications/2011/2011-special-301-report

Latest annual review of the global state of intellectual property rights protection and enforcement.  Identifies a wide range of U.S. concerns including indigenous innovation policies in China, copyright piracy over the Internet in such countries as Canada, Spain, Italy, and Russia, and more.   From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative