Practical Cooperation with Latvian Customs and Enforcement Officers in Intellectual Property Enforcment CIPR - REACT 25 No...
Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) <ul><li>32 professional and business associations in countries of the Fo...
SNB–REACT <ul><li>Founded in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Main objective is to actively fight counterfeit trade </li></ul><ul><l...
CIPR-REACT Joint Project in Latvia <ul><li>Launched in February 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>157 police raids and customs checks...
Partners in Cooperations Police Customs CIPR - REACT
Areas of Responsibility CIPR - REACT Investigations and seizures Police Customs Customs measures and destruction of counte...
Cooperation with Police : Step-by-Step Process Coordinator Market Inspections Suspicion a)  Purchase Police b)  Police Sei...
Cooperation with Customs : Step-by-Step Process Customs Suspicions Call Coordinator Coordinator Visits Customs Takes Sampl...
CIPR - REACT Effective enforcement - in partnership with rightsholders
CIPR - REACT Additional information:  http://www.cipr.org/ http://www.snbreact.org/
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    1. 1. Practical Cooperation with Latvian Customs and Enforcement Officers in Intellectual Property Enforcment CIPR - REACT 25 November 2004
    2. 2. Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR) <ul><li>32 professional and business associations in countries of the Former Soviet Union and Baltic States </li></ul><ul><li>19 rights holders </li></ul><ul><li>Official observer at WIPO and ICPIP </li></ul><ul><li>Member and industry co-chair of the Interpol Intellectual Property Crime Action Group (IIPCAG) </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with patent authorities, law enforcement and customs agencies in CIS and Baltic States </li></ul>
    3. 3. SNB–REACT <ul><li>Founded in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>Main objective is to actively fight counterfeit trade </li></ul><ul><li>National units in Netherlands, Italy, Romania, Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal and the Baltic States. </li></ul><ul><li>General services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing assistance with raids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investigations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identification of goods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ongoing communication with customs and law-enforcement authorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training seminars for enforcement coordinators and authorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lobbying to improbe national regulations </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. CIPR-REACT Joint Project in Latvia <ul><li>Launched in February 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>157 police raids and customs checks undergone </li></ul><ul><li>Prevented infringements on 43 trademarks </li></ul><ul><li>Seized counterfeit goods in the project’s first 4 months exceeded total seizures by Customs Board last year </li></ul>
    5. 5. Partners in Cooperations Police Customs CIPR - REACT
    6. 6. Areas of Responsibility CIPR - REACT Investigations and seizures Police Customs Customs measures and destruction of counterfeits Rights holders representation and counterfeit identification
    7. 7. Cooperation with Police : Step-by-Step Process Coordinator Market Inspections Suspicion a) Purchase Police b) Police Seizure Digital Photo Statement Actions Original Manufacturer Samples
    8. 8. Cooperation with Customs : Step-by-Step Process Customs Suspicions Call Coordinator Coordinator Visits Customs Takes Samples Original Manufacturer Statement, Power of Attorney Destruction Digital Pictures Customs Notification
    9. 9. CIPR - REACT Effective enforcement - in partnership with rightsholders
    10. 10. CIPR - REACT Additional information: http://www.cipr.org/ http://www.snbreact.org/

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