USTR Names Global Markets That Are 'Notorious' For Piracy

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 6:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Wednesday released its annual list of "notorious" marketplaces accused of facilitating commercial-scale piracy of U.S. goods, and the report highlighted a series of shopping meccas in China and Thailand that have continued selling large quantities of knockoffs despite enforcement actions.

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said the websites and real-world shopping destinations that made the 2013 "Review of Notorious Markets" threatened the domestic "innovative and creative" industries and U.S. employment.

"The markets we have identified unfairly take from ... American...
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