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Both civil and criminal prosecution of counterfeiters requires an ongoing partnership between private industry and public law enforcement agencies. Indeed, the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center acknowledges that vetting and adding value to investigations initiated by private industry is one of its core duties. The IPR Center also boasts its “productive partnerships with public and private sectors”
A successful counterfeit investigation can yield a few desirable potential outcomes. One route is criminal prosecution and conviction of offenders. Criminal convictions not only take counterfeiters out of business but also send a strong message to deter would-be offenders that your brand is serious about protecting its intellectual property. The second is civil enforcement, wherein a
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There can be no doubt that counterfeiting is a global crisis. In fact, the International Chamber of Commerce predicts that by 2022, “counterfeiting will extract over $4 trillion from the global economy and cause a loss of over 5 million lawful jobs.”