Sign Of The Times: USTR Press Events 100 Percent Closed To Press22/10/2013 by Intellectual Property Watch Leave a Comment Print This Post How sensitive is US trade? Perhaps as an indication of its approach to the press, the United States Trade Representative’s office yesterday published its weekly “press week ahead” full of events that would be of interest to domestic and international press – and 100 percent closed to press. USTR NEWSUNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVEwww.ustr.gov Washington, D.C. 20508 202-395-3230USTR Press Office Week AheadOctober 21-October 25, 2013 Monday, October 21Ambassador Froman will meet with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Washington, D.C. Closed Press Ambassador Froman will participate in the U.S.-China CEO Dialogue at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Washington, D.C. Closed Press On October 21 – 23, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will lead the third round of U.S.-Japan Parallel Negotiations on Motor Vehicles, Insurance and other Non-tariff Measures. Washington, D.C. Closed Press (opening photo spray) On October 21-25, Ambassador to the WTO Michael Punke and USTR staff will participate in negotiations toward a multilateral trade agreement for the 9th WTO Ministerial. Geneva, Switzerland Closed Press On October 21-25, Ambassador to the WTO Michael Punke and USTR staff will participate in the resumption of negotiations toward the expanded Information Technology Agreement at the WTO. Geneva, Switzerland Closed Press U.S. negotiators arrive in Japan for bilateral and intersessional TPP meetings on intellectual property rights. Japan Closed Press Tuesday, October 22Ambassador Froman will meet with BMW Chairman Dr.-Ing. Norbert Reithofer. Washington, D.C. Closed Press Wednesday, October 23No public events.Thursday, October 24No public events. Friday, October 25No public events.** Additional events may be announced throughout the week. Related Articles:USTR Revives Focus On ACTA; Talks Set For July USTR: IPRs Among “Most Challenging” Issues As TPP Talks Accelerate Some Major Trading Partners Are Biggest IP Violators, USTR Says "Sign Of The Times: USTR Press Events 100 Percent Closed To Press" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.