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Cablegate: Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy (Stop)

Published: Thu 7 Oct 2004 02:23 PM
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UNCLAS MADRID 003932
SIPDIS
STATE PASS EB/IPC (JOELLEN URBAN)
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD KIPR KPAO SP WTRO
SUBJECT: STRATEGY TARGETING ORGANIZED PIRACY (STOP)
PROVIDED TO GOS
REF: STATE 214134
Embassy provided reftel talking points and USTR fact sheet
on STOP to relevant GOS officials on 10/7/04. We provided
the information to the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and
Commerce; Ministry of Culture; Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
Ministry of Justice; Ministry of Finance (Customs
Department); and the Patent and Trademark Office. Our
Commerce interlocutor said he would comment on the
initiative. Embassy will also share the STOP information
with relevant private sector contacts. We will, among other
things, ask private sector IP representatives to what extent
the GOS posture on STOP should influence Special 301
considerations.
ARGYROS
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