If ever we hated to say "we told you so", this is that
moment. The U.S./Brazil dispute over U.S. cotton subsidies 
has landed the U.S.
on the wrong side of a WTO ruling, resulting in sanctions. Brazil
has already identified 102 U.S.
products on which it will now impose those (sanctioned...
Developments have been moving fast in Brazil regarding the possible
first-ever WTO-sanctioned cross-retaliation against intellectual
In November 2009, the World Trade Organization (WTO) gave Brazil the formal go-ahead to impose sanctions
on U.S. imports after
previous WTO rulings...
Palmer, of Pinheiro Palmer Advogados, discusses Brazil IP News - Legal
permits Brazilian federal government to suspend IP and similar
rights as "cross-retaliation" in WTO disputes.
June 21, 2010 Correspondence from Walter W. Palmer of Pinheiro