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Complaint by the United States.
This request, dated 28 May 1997, is in respect
of Sweden’s alleged failure to make provisional measures available in
the context of civil proceedings involving intellectual property rights.
The US contends that this failure violates Sweden’s obligations under
Articles 50, 63 and 65 of the TRIPS Agreement.
Mutually agreed solution
In a communication dated
2 December 1998, the two parties notified a mutually agreed solution to
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