A new U.S.-UK trade agreement must prioritize American intellectual property and innovation
September 9, 2020
By Erik Paulsen
It looks increasingly unlikely that American and British negotiators will finalize a U.S.-UK trade agreement this year. When asked whether a deal could be struck by the end of 2020, one UK official recently responded, "Basically, no."
No one likes to wait. But if holding out for another year leads to a better deal, then that's certainly the right approach. Our two countries have the potential to strike a top-notch agreement that sets the standard for future international trade pacts and puts the rest of the world on notice. Negotiators would be wise to use this extra time t...