US, Others Finalize Global Anti-Counterfeiting Pact

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 5:11 PM EST) -- The United States, the European Union and 35 other nations on Monday concluded the final draft of an agreement aimed at curbing the proliferation of fake and pirated goods flooding across national borders and damaging companies’ bottom lines.

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement follows three years and 10 rounds of intense and often secretive negotiations. The final version was modified to limit the culpability of people selling fake goods online, after business groups complained about more stringent measures that were in a draft version released in October...
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