China, Russia Top USTR Counterfeiting Hot Spots List

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 7:08 PM EST) -- U.S. trade officials urged authorities in China, Russia and several other nations Monday to target online piracy and fake goods at more than 30 markets notorious for counterfeit products.

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative issued its list of the physical and online markets considered notorious for intellectual property violations separately from its annual Special 301 report for the first time in 2011, hoping to garner more attention for the list.

Monday's results turned up a number of repeat offenders, especially in China, which had...
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