Legislation / Legal

IPO:  New powers to help Trading Standards officers tackle the ’s fight against counterfeiting & piracy crime came into force last week under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act.  They give Trading Standards officers the power to make test purchases, enter premises and inspect & seize goods and documents.

The IP Crime Group's Strategy, spearheaded by the newly renamed UK Intellectual Property Office (previously – The Patent Office) is enabling co-ordinated action from customs, benefit fraud teams, police, trading standards and industry investigators to tackle these criminal activities.
Press release ~ IP Crime Group ~ IP Crime Strategy ~ LACORS ~ Trading Standards ~ Andrew Gowers’ Review of Intellectual Property

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