Last Published: 7/8/2016

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.
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Food and Drug Administration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. 
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Office of Intellectual Property Rights (OIPR)

The Office of Intellectual Property Rights (OIPR) of the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration works with U.S. firms to help them protect their intellectual property abroad.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigates criminal counterfeiting, piracy, and other federal crimes. You can report suspicions concerning the manufacture or sale of counterfeit or pirated goods to the FBI by contacting your local FBI Office and asking to speak with the Duty Complaint Agent.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) keeps foreign pirated and counterfeit goods from being imported into the United States. Once a company has registered its trademark or copyright, it should record its registration with CBP.
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National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center 

The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) works to deter, interdict, and investigate threats arising from the movement of illegal goods into and out of the United States.
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Intellectual Property