Malta Chamber of SMEs welcomes the European Parliament President at its offices
04 October 2022
The Malta Chamber of SMEs welcome European Parliament President Roberta Metsola at its offices in...
The Commission published its annual report on EU Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on 22nd July. It reports that EU Customs took action in 43,500 cases involving several million products suspected of being counterfeited or pirated at the external borders of the EU. Cigarettes, clothing and brand labels were among the main articles stopped by customs on suspicion of IPR infringements.
However, products for daily use and posing a potential danger to citizens' health, such as shampoos, toothpaste, toys, medicines or household appliances, also accounted for a significant part. Today's report gives statistics on the type, origin and transport method of IPR infringing products stopped at the external borders.
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