ACTION for Trade executive director Brian Pomper issued the following statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA):
“ACTION for Trade applauds President Trump, Ambassador Lighthizer, and the staff at USTR on reaching a strong deal with Canada and Mexico to bring North American trade into the 21st century. The USMCA represents a marked improvement of many of the intellectual property protections critical to innovators in the Trans-Pacific Partnership in important ways.
“Developing the next generation of treatments and cures that improves patients’ lives depends on strong intellectual property protections. In this regard, the USMCA is a historic achievement that will further cement and extend these protections, ensuring that the United States continues to be a leader in medical innovation, creating jobs, exports, and economic growth.
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