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CBP, ICE HSI Release Seizure Statistics for 2014, Report $1.2 Billion in Counterfeit Seizures in 2014

On April 2, 2015 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced the fiscal year 2014 results of . . .

USTR Releases 2014 Notorious Markets List

United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced the findings of the Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets for 2014, which highlights certain physical and online markets around the world that are reported to engage in and facilitate substantial copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting that harms American businesses and undermines our workers....

Protecting Trademarks in Domain Names

The U.S. Department of Commerce has prepared an information sheet, also in chart form, about protecting trademarks in the expansion of generic top-level domains (such as ".com", ".org", and ".net") in the internet domain name system ...

USPTO Hosts Trade Secret Symposium

On January 8, 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will host a symposium on important trade secret issues facing innovators today. Panels will discuss legislative proposals, challenges to estimating losses, the intersection of patents and trade secrets, issues in civil litigation, and international considerations. Attendance is free and open to the public. For more information and registration please visist www.uspto.gov/ip/init_events/index.jsp