Wednesday, October 20, 2010

International Intellectual Property Summit in Hong Kong

Interpol, Hong Kong Customs & Excise Department and Underwriters Laboratories hosted the International Intellectual Property Summit in Hong Kong

One of the speakers on October 18, was the US attorney general, Eric Holder. Besides, emphasising the consequences of counterfeiting and piracy he explained the framework in the US that should improve IP enforcement internationally:

- White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel;
- National Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Center, led by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement;
- Justice Department's Task Force on Intellectual Property.
- Intellectual Property Working Group on the U.S.-China Joint Liaison Group for Law Enforcement Cooperation.

Read the text of Mr Holden on the site of the U.S. Department of Justice here.

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