Recent Developments in Anti-Counterfeiting Law and Enforcement: US, China and Germany

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Given current economic challenges, companies are ever-more vigilant about protecting their most valuable assets, intellectual property, from counterfeiting enterprises. This Webinar will provide an overview of intellectual property anti-counterfeiting laws and enforcement in the US, China and Germany as well as recent developments of those laws. Discussion topics include:

  • The anatomy of a comprehensive enforcement program in the US
  • Implications of the passage of the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 (PRO-IP Act)
  • Practical tips to achieve government enforcement of IP rights in China
  • Enforcement channels and authorities in China
  • Increased custom actions in China
  • Landlord infringement liability in China
  • Successful strategies to contest counterfeiting in the European Community (EC)
  • The liability of freight forwarders and carriers in the EC

Jason K. Schmitz - Chicago
Kenny K.S. Wong - Hong Kong
Daniel R. Marschollek - Frankfurt

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