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Cablegate: Brazil: Demarche Response On Demanding Accountability Of

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STATE PASS TO USTR KATE DUCKWORTH

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: AORC WIPO BR
SUBJECT: BRAZIL: DEMARCHE RESPONSE ON DEMANDING ACCOUNTABILITY OF
WIPO DIRECTOR GENERAL

REF: STATE 128336

1. (U) EconOff delivered reftel demarche points to Otavio
Brandelli, Chief of the Division of Intellectual Property Rights at
the Ministry of External Relation,s on
September 17. Brandelli said that the GoB feels it should adopt a
"low profile" on the issue to avoid alienating the African Group or
the USG. He added that, if the GoB called for the resignation of
Idris, this could be misinterpreted by other developing countries,
particularly in Africa.

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