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USTR Nominee Has Rep as Tough on China IP Abuses, Trade Lawyer Says

Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. trade representative, built a reputation as being tough on China’s intellectual property abuses when she was House Ways and Means lead trade counsel, said trade expert John Brew of Crowell & Moring.…

Her confirmation hearings in “a few weeks” likely will provide the first tangible insight into how the new administration will address existing tariffs on China and possible imposition of duties on Vietnam, he told a Sports & Fitness Industry Association webinar Tuesday. Tech groups oppose such levies.