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Estimates of 1995 U.S. trade losses due to foreign piracy and levels of piracy

International Intellectual Property Alliance.

Estimates of 1995 U.S. trade losses due to foreign piracy and levels of piracy

by International Intellectual Property Alliance.

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Published by The Alliance in Washington, DC .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Piracy (Copyright) -- Statistics.,
    • Copyright infringement -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Commercial crimes -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementprepared by the International Intellectual Property Alliance.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6768 .I55 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL757009M
      LC Control Number97152908

      Foreign Trade Barriers NICARAGUA In , the U.S. trade deficit wit h Nicaragua was $88 million, a shift of $ million from the U.S. trade surplus of $12 mill ion in U.S. merchandise exports to Nicaragua were $ million, an increase of $12 milli on ( percent) from the level of U.S. exports to Nicaragua in Nicaragua was.   Overall, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) estimates, U.S. companies are losing about $40 billion per year in overseas sales through such piracy of intellectual property. Most of the losses are experienced by three industries: computer software, entertainment, and .

      Richardson () uses a gravity model (similar to the one used to generate the bilateral trade volume estimates of Table 7) to estimate the impact of export disincentives. His estimates for for all merchandise trade for range between $ billion and $ billion, on a base of $ billion in US exports to China.   In Singapore, revenue losses due to software piracy was estimated to be US$96 million in , a rise of about % from the estimated US$ million of The piracy rate for Singapore was estimated at 42% in , as compared to 21% and 27% for the U.S. and U.K., respectively.

      A firm is hired by an entertainment company to investigate piracy of its entertainment software in countries abroad. The firm develops a list of countries to investigate based with estimated piracy levels of 90% or higher. Which of the following is most likely on . Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties. Those who engage in acts of piracy are called earliest documented instances of piracy were in the 14th century BC, when the Sea Peoples, a group of ocean raiders, attacked the ships of.


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Estimates of 1995 U.S. trade losses due to foreign piracy and levels of piracy by International Intellectual Property Alliance. Download PDF EPUB FB2

I estimate the impact of the online piracy movies on movies' box ooce performence in China from tousing a unique dataset that reports.

Mehmood & Ilyas () state that different surveys disclose that the main cause of book piracy is the high prices of foreign books.

Through book piracy domestic publishers and book. Using other industry-specific “multipliers” from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, it is estimated that inthe U.S.

economy lost approximatelyjobs in total as a result of copyright piracy both in the U.S. and abroad. Of these lost jobs, approximatelyjobs were lost at the U.S.

production level in the creation. The IIPA estimated its losses to Chinese piracy at $ billion, excluding business so ftware, and the Software Publisher's Association estimated business software losses at $ million a year. See Marcus W. Brauchli, China Could Face U.S. Trade Sanctions of Over $2 Billion Due to Piracy Losses, WALL ST.

J., Feb. 26,at A9. [30] US Trade Representati ve, National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers, W ashington, DC. [31] US Trade Representati ve, Special report, se veral issues, Washington. The loss to software makers from piracy was estimated to be $ billion in The article discusses economic, regulatory, cultural, and technical reasons why rates of software piracy vary.

Piracy is an act of robbery or criminal violence by ship or boat-borne attackers upon another ship or a coastal area, typically with the goal of stealing cargo and other valuable items or properties.

Those who engage in acts of piracy are called pirates, while dedicated ships that are used by them are called pirate earliest documented instances of piracy were in the 14th century BC.

Piracy off the coast of Somalia occurs in the Gulf of Aden, Guardafui Channel and Somali Sea, in Somali territorial waters and other was initially a threat to international fishing vessels, expanding to international shipping since the second phase of the Somali Civil War, around After the collapse of the Somali government and the disbandment of the Somali Navy, international.

Estimates indicate that the piracy level may be above 50 percent, and trade losses due to software piracy are calculated at around US$ million. However, the government has been stepping up efforts in recent years, in order to tackle the problem, and thus defend legal manufacturers.

By one estimate, due to piracy in the Gulf of Aden, the cost of insuring a container went from $ in to $9, in the closing months of (2) These increases could trigger further rises in later phases of manufacturing and production.

Efforts to combat software piracy have been somewhat useful, as piracy rates declined in and However, piracy rates increased inwith Asia Pacific contributing the greatest dollar value, approximating $ billion (or 36%) of the estimated $ billion in losses resulting from piracy (Business Software Alliance, ).

Overall piracy rates in China have not declined significantly since WTO accession, and in some sectors have increased from already extremely high levels. OCR submissions report estimated U.S. losses due to piracy of copyrighted materials alone ranging between $ billion and $ billion annually.

Losses to Microsoft as a result of the infringement are estimated at US$30 million. [20] Inthe China Environmental Project Tech Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against American company Huayang Electronics Co.

and Japanese FKK after those companies profited using a CEPT patented technique for using seawater in a fuel gas. The U.S. government suffers from piracy due to the lost tax revenue and increased enforcement costs associated with piracy.

The negative effects of piracy are well known and well documented in the various studies and estimated losses that. Qidong Yun, in China's Publishing Industry, Piracy.

Rampant piracy has been a serious problem for China’s book publishing. It was estimated by the government in that pirates produce about million books a year (see The Bookseller, ).There are a couple of sources of pirated books (see Successwbj, ).The first source comes from unauthorized printing from printers.

Piracy of U.S. copyrighted works in Poland has decreased significantly. In latethe government shut down major television broadcasters of pirated material, for example. Industry associations estimate levels of piracy in Poland to be: 30 percent in sound recordings; 10 percent in books and video; and 90 percent in computer software.

Despite a good working relationship between foreign business entities and Thai enforcement authorities, however, IPR piracy continues at high levels.

U.S. copyright industries reported an estimated annual trade loss of more than US$ million from IPR infringement inand a majority of Thai and foreign companies operating in Thailand are. losses due to piracy of copyrighted digital goods in exceeded $56 billion, with software piracy accounting for $34 billion [Business Software Alliance ], music piracy for $ billion [International Federation of the Phonographic Industry ], and film piracy for $ billion [Nyam and Ng ].

While these figures need. Overall, Taiwan is the ninth-largest trading partner of the United States () and second-largest to Japan in Asia. () The USTR's National Trade Estimate notes: The U.S.

trade deficit with Taiwan was $ billion ina decrease of $ billion from $ billion in According to the study, Zimbabwe was the nation with the highest piracy rate, at 92%, while the lowest piracy rate was present in the U.S., at 19%.

[72] The GAO noted in that the BSA's research up until that year defined "piracy as the difference between total installed software and legitimate software sold, and its scope involved. While Internet—international hard goods piracy may seem a dull subject to some, it is a critical issue to U.S.

copyright holders. The aggregate hard good piracy losses suffered by U.S. copyright industries in foreign nations are pretty astounding. You've mentioned .Most notoriously in China the piracy rate is estimated to be 98%, with estimated losses totalling more than US$, [Source: Business Software Alliance.] inpersonal computers were estimated to have been sold in China in andwith only about one million U.S.

dollars worth of business-application software being.U.S. Navy. The spur to passage of this act was the seizure by Barbary pirates of 11 U.S. ships and continued foreign harassment of U.S. merchant vessels generally in that area. As a measure of the severity of the problem, tribute paid to North African regencies in amounted to 20% of federal revenue.

a. U.S. Department of Defense.