New Anti-Counterfeiting Options In Albania

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT) -- Fighting counterfeiting of industrial property rights is one of the biggest challenges in Albania. Until recently, there were only a few options available to enforce industrial property rights. Industrial property holders could choose between Customs or a civil proceeding. Both options showed little success, which resulted in Albania consistently being ranked as a country with a low success rate in fighting counterfeiting. While other countries in the region had additional enforcement tools, such as fighting counterfeiting through a criminal proceeding and/or Internal Market Inspectorate, Albania showed...
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