IPR protection beyond U.S. borders: Preventing infringing exports from China

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According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), more than 80% of goods seized over the past decade for intellectual property rights (IPR) violations came from China and Hong Kong.

Register now for this free webinar to learn how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can protect their IPR against infringing Chinese imports. The one-hour program will feature presentations by United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) attorney advisors with extensive China IP experience. They will discuss:

  • How U.S. businesses, including SMEs, can register and protect their trademarks in China
  • Enforcing IPR against counterfeit and pirated goods before they leave China
  • Other strategies for reducing the flow of infringing goods into the United States

During the program, there will be time allotted to respond to participants' questions.

This program is organized by CBP in collaboration with the USPTO. It is the seventh in CBP’s “Year of the SME” webinar series.

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Additional information

For more information, visit the registration page or contact Holly Lance in the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs.

To request an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Holly Lance.

This program is presented by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in collaboration with the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA). OPIA advises the administration and other federal government departments and agencies on domestic and international IP legal and policy issues. It also provides technical assistance and training on IP-related matters to U.S. stakeholders and both U.S. and foreign government officials.

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