USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,407/10en-usU.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk Kicks Off USTR’s 50th Anniversary Celebration05/15/2012Washington, D.C. – As part of World Trade Month, at an event to highlight the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement taking effect today, Ambassador Ron Kirk announced the beginning of USTR’s 50th anniversary celebration. He said:“World Trade Month is particularly special for me and my team, because this year we mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of USTR.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/may/us-trade-representative-ron-kirk-kicks-ustr’s-50th-ann2012-05-15T04:00:00Joint Press Statement of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Negotiating Parties Tokyo, Japan – Today representatives from Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, and the United States reaffirmed their commitment to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement at a Tokyo signing ceremony hosted by the Government of Japan.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/october/joint-press-statement-anti-counterfeiting-trade-ag2011-10-01T04:00:00Statement by United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk regarding the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Ambassador Kirk issued the following statement regarding today’s signing ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA):“We are pleased that the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement is the product of close cooperation between the United States and Japan.“Since the beginning of this negotiation, our two countries have worked together to develop the concept, bring other key countries into the process, and conclude a high-standard agreement among all the parties that will protect our creators and innovators.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/october/statement-united-states-trade-representative-ron-k2011-10-01T04:00:00Partners Sign Groundbreaking Anti-Counterfeiting Trade AgreementAgreement will protect American jobs in innovative and creative industriesTokyo, Japan- The United States and seven other countries signed the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) at a ceremony today in Tokyo, marking an important step forward in the international fight against trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/october/partners-sign-groundbreaking-anti-counterfeiting-t2011-10-01T04:00:00U.S., Participants Finalize Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement TextWashington, D.C. – Participants in the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations announced today that they have finalized the text of the Agreement, after resolving the few issues that remained outstanding after the final round of negotiations in Tokyo.The participants are now publishing the finalized text of the agreement. Following legal verification of the drafting, the proposed agreement will then be ready to be submitted to the participants’ respective authorities to undertake relevant domestic processes.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/november/us-participants-finalize-anti-counterfeiting-trad2010-11-15T05:00:00Statement from Ambassador Ron Kirk Regarding the Public Release of ACTA Text Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk today welcomed public release of the text of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) following the conclusion of the final round of negotiations in Tokyo, Japan, on October 2.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/october/statement-ambassador-ron-kirk-regarding-public-rel2010-10-06T04:00:00USTR Releases Statement of ACTA Negotiating Partners on Recent ACTA NegotiationsWashington, D.C. – Today the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a statement by the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiating partners regarding the recent round of ACTA negotiations in Tokyo, Japan:The 11th and final round of the negotiations for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was concluded successfully in Tokyo, Japan on October 2. The Government of Japan hosted the negotiations.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/october/ustr-releases-statement-acta-negotiating-partners2010-10-02T04:00:00Statement from Ambassador Ron Kirk Regarding ACTA Negotiations in Tokyo, JapanWashington, D.C. – Today the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a statement by Ambassador Ron Kirk welcoming the conclusion of the final round of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations in Tokyo, Japan. Participants in the negotiations constructively resolved nearly all substantive issues, and produced a consolidated text of the proposed agreement.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/october/statement-ambassador-ron-kirk-regarding-acta-negot2010-10-02T04:00:00The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Releases Statement of ACTA Negotiating Partners on Recent ACTA NegotiationsWashington, D.C. – Today the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a statement by the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiating partners regarding the recent round of ACTA negotiations in Washington, D.C.:http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/august/office-us-trade-representative-releases-statement-a2010-08-20T04:00:00The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative Releases Statement of ACTA Negotiating Partners on Recent ACTA NegotiationsWashington, D.C. – Today the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a statement by the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiating partners regarding the recent round of ACTA negotiations in Lucerne, Switzerland:http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/june/office-us-trade-representative-releases-statement-act2010-07-01T04:00:00