[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 79 (Monday, April 25, 2011)]
[Page 22945]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-9874]



Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing--May 4, 2011, Washington, DC.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: William A. Reinsch, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and 
report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of 
the economic relationship between the United States and the People's 
Republic of China.''
    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing 
in Washington, DC on May 4, 2011, to address ``China's Intellectual 
Property Rights and Indigenous Innovation Policy.''
    Background: This is the sixth public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2011 report cycle to collect input from leading 
academic, industry, and government experts on national security 
implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with 
China. The hearing will examine China's policies regarding intellectual 
property rights and indigenous innovation, with a particular emphasis 
on the consequences of these policies for the film, broadcast, and 
software industries. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners 
Dick D'Amato and Dennis Shea.
    Any interested party may file a written statement by May 4, 2011, 
by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a 
question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses.
    Transcripts of past Commission public hearings may be obtained from 
the USCC Web Site http://www.uscc.gov.
    Date and Time: Wednesday, May 4, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 
Eastern Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted 
to the Commission's Web Site at http://www.uscc.gov as soon as 

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 485 of the 
Russell Senate Office Building, located at Constitution Avenue and 1st 
Street, NE., in Washington, DC 20002. Public seating is limited to 
about 50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance 
reservations are not required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Michael 
Danis, Executive Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, 
Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202-624-1407, or via e-mail at 
[email protected].

    Authority:  Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense 
Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as 
amended by Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: April 19, 2011.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-9874 Filed 4-22-11; 8:45 am]