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TradeVistas | the orange economy includes cultural and creative industies around the world

The Orange Economy – Where Creativity is an Economic Asset

The global “orange economy” generates billions in revenue. Trade in the creative industries can help protect freedom of expression and promote shared cultural experiences.

TradeVistas | Special 301 and intellectual property rights

“Special 301”: How the U.S. Monitors Intellectual Property Protections in International Trade

Special 301 rules direct the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to identify foreign countries that don’t do enough to protect intellectual property rights. Involvement from the private sector is also critical to prevent intellectual property theft.