Thailand Cracks Down On Piracy Ahead Of Free Trade Talks

Law360, New York (March 16, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Thailand's government is expanding its crackdown on piracy in an effort to appease the U.S. ahead of crucial free-trade negotiations.

The government has doubled the number of watchdog teams aimed at curbing piracy, the Bangkok Post reported Tuesday.

The special units are made up of representatives from the police force, officials of the Intellectual Property Department and staff members from companies that have been hurt by illegal duplication and sales of their products.

Seven popular spots in Bangkok are under surveillance by the teams, Kanissorn Navanugrapha,...
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