date icon August 5, 2019

IA Submission on Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

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IA submitted comments to the Department of Commerce highlighting that internet-based businesses take protecting consumers from counterfeit goods seriously and work to enable brands to protect their intellectual property. IA member companies have taken the lead to implement clear policies, have proactively partnered with enforcement entities, and have created transparent and innovative counterfeit reporting and prevention tools that allow third parties to identify and remove counterfeit items listed for sale on their platforms in a timely manner. IA looks forward to continuing to engage with the Administration on these matters in the future.

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