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Volume19
Year2010
TitleMost Favoured Nation Treatment and WTO Dispute Resolution
Author(s)Taylor Wallace
First Page462
AbstractWho gets to determine whether a Member is abiding by the most-favoured-nation principle in its trademark law? Who gets to determine whether a Member's trademark law or implementation contrary to this principle is immunized by one or another of the TRIPs exceptions to the principle's operation? These tasks fall to the dispute-resolution facilities of the WTO that were established in the TRIPs Agreement. The WTO's dispute-resolution between the European Community and the United States over a recent legislative addition to the U.S. embargo on Cuban products.