Product counterfeiting & piracy

This press release reports that US and international partners removed about 15,000 illegal websites selling fake or stolen items over the last year. Financial losses due to product counterfeiting and piracy run into the billions of dollars annually, with untold risks associated with fraudulent medications, food, etc. The US effort is coordinated by the International Property Rights (IPR) Center within the Department of Homeland Security.

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