Public Hearing Regarding the 2024 Special 301 Review

February 16, 2024

WASHINGTON – The Special 301 Subcommittee of the Trade Policy Staff Committee will hold a public hearing on February 21, 2024, regarding the 2024 Special 301 review.
Each year, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) conducts a review to identify countries that deny adequate and effective protection of intellectual property (IP) rights or deny fair and equitable market access to U.S. persons who rely on IP protection. Based on this review, the U.S. Trade Representative determines which, if any, of these countries to identify as Priority Foreign Countries or place on the Priority Watch List or Watch List.
The hearing will take place at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, Rooms 1 and 2, 1724 F Street NW, Washington, DC.
Please consult the USTR website for the hearing schedule and witness list.
The Federal Register Notice regarding the review and hearing can be viewed here.
Public submissions for the hearing can be viewed here.
NOTE: Media and attendees should note that the hearing is on the record but no external cameras or video recording will be allowed in the hearing room. A full transcript of the hearing will be posted on after the hearing. Please contact with questions or for more information on media arrangements.