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With the first Regulations on Customs Protection of IP Rights promulgated in October 1995, China ascended the new height of protection of IP rights
Customs protection and border measures are tools familiar to trademark and copyright holders and are commonly used against counterfeit or pirated
Customs authorities in the European Union may detain goods under their control which are suspected of infringing intellectual property (IP) rights
A new EU Regulation concerning customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (No 6082013) entered into force on 1 January 2014. The new
As part of Vietnam's continuing effort to fine tune its legal framework since the country acceded to TRIPs in 2007, on 1 April 2011, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 442011TT-BTC Providing Guidelines for Combating Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Customs Field (Circular 44) which took effect on 1 May 2011.
Recent amendments to the Trade Marks Act 2002 and the Copyright Act 1994 have enhanced the government's ability to investigate and prosecute those who import and trade in counterfeit goods.
The Taxation and Customs Union at the European Commission has recently published its statistics for 2010 of customs data relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights across the EU.
Rights-holders have welcomed proposals to significantly strengthen the powers of EU border control officials to detain and destroy goods which infringe the rights of IP holders in Europe.
The European Commission has published a proposed new Regulation on the power of Customs authorities in the EU to detain and destroy goods which infringe IP rights.