Uruguay Round Agreements Act

The Uruguay Round Agreements Act (URAA; Pub.L. 103–465, 108 Stat. 4809, enacted December 8, 1994) is an Act of Congress in the United States that implemented in U.S. law the Marrakesh Agreement of 1994. The Marrakesh Agreement was part of the Uruguay Round of negotiations which transformed the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) into the World Trade Organization (WTO). One of its effects is to give United States copyright protection to some works that had previously been in the public domain in the United States.

Uruguay Round Agreements Act
Other short titlesGeneral Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Long titleAn Act to approve and implement the trade agreements concluded in the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations.
Acronyms (colloquial)URAA
Enacted bythe 103rd United States Congress
EffectiveDecember 8, 1994
Public law103-465
Statutes at Large108 Stat. 4809
Titles amended19 U.S.C.: Customs Duties
U.S.C. sections created19 U.S.C. ch. 22 §§ 3501, 3511–3556, 3571–3572, 3581–3592, 3601–3624
Legislative history
United States Supreme Court cases
Golan v. Holder