Preparing For CBP's New IP Enforcement Plan

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 12:49 PM EDT) -- In the April 24, 2012, Federal Register, U.S. Customs and Border Protection published new rules governing how it will process goods thought to bear counterfeit marks; see CBP IP Enforcement Disclosure. Responsible for the enforcement of intellectual property rights laws and regulations at the border, CBP is making changes to Subpart C of Part 133 of the CBP regulations regarding (1) the detention of suspect merchandise; (2) the disclosure of information to right holders during detention of suspect goods; (3) expanding the definition of “counterfeit trademark”...
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