Gray Market Goods: Intellectual Property Issues - Part 2

Gray Market Goods: Intellectual Property Issues - Part 2

When legally produced “gray market” goods subject to “intellectual property” rights (IPR) are imported into the US, by someone who is not authorized by the IPR holder…

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Gray Market Goods: Intellectual Property Issues - Part 1

Gray Market Goods: Intellectual Property Issues - Part 1

Gray market goods are legitimate products, produced under the authorization of the rightful owner (or licensee) of a patent, trademark, copyright, or other type of “intellectual property”.  That means they must be legal to import, right? Well, ….

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Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

In the interconnected world we live in, huge volumes of all types of goods flow into and out of the US every day.  Most shipments are legitimate, but – as the last few thousand years of history show – any successful system of trade and commerce eventually attracts pirates and counterfeiters.  Our modern international trade system is no exception.

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