This Article reviews the Special 301 provisions and their implementation to date. Special 301 is designed to use the credible threat of unilateral retaliation by the United States to persuade trading partners to reform currently deficient IP practices. The article praises the US's use of Special 301 use thus far but warns against taking harsher action.
Judith H. Bello and Alan F. Holmer,
"Special 301": Its Requirements, Implementation, and Significance,
13 Fordham Int'l L.J. 259
Available at: https://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ilj/vol13/iss3/1