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Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis Participates in U.S. Launch of Strategy to Mitigate Trade Secret Theft

02/20/2013 - 7:04pm

Today, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis was on hand as the White House launched its strategy to mitigate the theft of U.S. trade secrets and protect American businesses in the international marketplace. The Obama Administration is focused on protecting the innovation that drives the American economy and supports jobs in the United States. Ambassador Marantis, along with officials from the Departments of Justice, State, Commerce and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and private sector representatives, spoke about the importance of protecting trade secrets to preserving our nation’s economic and national security. He touched on tools the government can use to address trade secret theft, highlighting the effectiveness of trade negotiations and frameworks like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the U.S. and China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, and the Special 301 Report.

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Ambassador Marantis speaks at the launch of the Administration’s Strategy to Mitigate
the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets

The Obama Administration is focused on protecting the innovation that drives the American economy and supports jobs in the United States. To learn more about the strategy to mitigate the theft of U.S. trade secrets, please visit the White House link here.