Chuck Meyer

Chuck Meyer earned a graduate degree in law from the University of Oxford. He also holds a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, an M.S. degree in Operations Research from George Washington University and a J.D. degree from the Washington College of Law of the American University.

Meyer has worked as an engineer, a patent examiner, a judicial law clerk, a lawyer, a business leader in a publicly-traded company, a part-time Assistant District Attorney for Hardin County, TX, and now works as a Registered Patent Attorney in Texas. His practice is concentrated at the intersection of corporate, commercial transactional, data protection and information privacy law, compliance, M&A, intellectual property, employment law and joint venture law.

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Abusive IP Litigation Poses Threat to Innovation at Home and Abroad

The World Trade Organization (WTO) was scheduled in December to hold its 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) in Geneva, bringing together officials from 164 countries to negotiate the future of global trade. Concerns over the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) were expected to feature in discussions, however, in-person deliberations have been tabled until at least March as a result of growing health concerns related to the Omicron COVID-19 variant. In the meantime, it is important leaders consider how TRIPS can be strengthened and refined as needed. TRIPS plays a crucial role in driving global innovation, but ambiguities surrounding the agreement’s dispute settlement mechanism have led some to conclude that it is vulnerable to abuse by countries seeking to advance their national interests.