In World Trademark Review Article, Jonathan Hyman Analyzes CBP's Most Recent Seizure Statistics to Highlight Counterfeiting Lessons

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Knobbe Martens partner Jonathan Hyman authored “Combating counterfeits – lessons to be learned from CBP seizure statistics,” for World Trademark Review. In the article, Mr. Hyman reviewed the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)’s most recent annual seizure statistics, focusing on the agency’s goal of protecting intellectual property rights and guarding against the infringement of US copyrights and trademarks.

Mr. Hyman analyzes the CBP’s seizure statistics in depth and shares his takeaways. He writes, “In view of the increasing number of infringing goods entering into U.S. commerce, an important but sometimes overlooked tool for brand owners is the recordation with the CBP of federally registered trademarks, and copyrights registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.”

Read the full article here.