Another Update: Combating Counterfeit Products Act

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As an update to my previous post in August (click here), this bill (Bill C-8) has been re-introduced in Canadian Parliament, and is currently in second reading. Bill C-8 amends the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act to add new civil and criminal remedies and new border measures designed to curtail the importation of knock-off products.

Stay tuned, this bill is expected to get through the Parliamentary process and could be law in 2014.

 

Topics:  Canada, Counterfeiting, Knockoffs

Published In: Intellectual Property Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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