The risks involved in counterfeiting activities have reduced a lot with so many technological upgradations and even on the legal perspective. The penalties for counterfeiting are not very high in most of the countries and in some countries, there are no penalties as well. This benefits the counterfeiters. Even though intellectual property enforcement is quite strong in many countries but they still tend to consider counterfeiting as less significant crime. But as the risks and economic damages involved in counterfeiting has increased a lot lately the appropriate authorities in various countries are trying to enforce such frameworks that would help the government to curb the illicit act of counterfeiting.
USA- -Counterfeiting and Trademark Infringement Report, 2018 focuses on greatest challenges faced by the law enforcement agencies regarding illicit trade and intellectual property crimes. These crimes have generated serious economic challenge along with social and environmental harm. The illegitimate acts also have a bad impact on the overall growth of the businesses. The illicit value chains and free trade zones make it easier for the counterfeiters to trade in fake goods without any fear of being caught.
The report has done an in-depth analysis of the legal frameworks that deal with the problem of counterfeiting. The report specifies various provisions that impose civil and criminal enforcements on the illicit traders that infringes the trademark of the brands. It has explained how new technologies have provided many avenues to the criminal for disseminating fake goods in USA without any fear of getting caught by the authorities.
The increasing use of e-commerce has made it difficult to spot the counterfeit products online. The individual packing has made is impossible to catch the fake goods entering the US borders. The report has mentioned and explained the relevance of customs, and the authority they have while dealing with counterfeit products.
The report has provided an all-inclusive insight that deals with counterfeiting and along with that it gives various recommendations that are valuable for the brand owners. The recommendations are a mix of social, technological, legal and economical aspects related to counterfeiting in online and offline space.
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