CBP: Counterfeit import seizures up 25%

According to American Shipper*, US Customs has reported that seizures of imports containing intellectual property infringements

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  • The top two products most seized for IPR infractions last fiscal year included apparel and accessories, such as handbags and wallets, and watches and jewelry, respectively.
  • In fiscal year 2015, China maintained its position as the top source for counterfeit and pirated goods seized by federal authorities, with a value $697 million or 52 percent of the total value of imports seized.
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