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Bill to Combat Counterfeit Goods Passes House

Posted October 08, 2014

Under Canadian Customs Issues, International Trade Issues

On October 2, 2014, Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, passed the House of Commons, and proceeded to a first reading in the Senate. The legislation, which has been described by some as perhaps the most sweeping changes in intellectual property rights law in Canada in over 70 years, is intended to give trademark and copyright owners additional options for dealing with the importation and sale of counterfeit goods. Click here to read more.