This page provides resources for understanding the nature and impact of counterfeit goods and piracy in the United States. It spotlights recent economic analysis and present two landscape studies commissioned by the United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) that summarize the current state of understanding and evidence on counterfeiting and piracy. Second, a customized resource tool allows access to over 238 of the latest directives, reports, and policy documents on counterfeit and piracy from 13 executive branch and independent agencies of the U.S. government. For those interested in congressional materials, please visit Congress’s site.
Recent studies related to counterfeits or piracy, including working papers, journal articles, and USPTO reports conducted by OCE.
Overview landscape studies on piracy and counterfeits
Two recent landscape studies commissioned by the USPTO’s Office of the Chief Economist summarize the current state of understanding and evidence on counterfeiting and piracy.
IPR infringement resource tool
The resource tool provides access to a library of information produced by U.S. government agencies. Topics include bilateral and multilateral trade agreements with intellectual property (IP) provisions, and annual (or other periodic) reports produced by federal IP enforcement agencies.
For additional information on IPR infringement, visit the following links.