April 30, 2011

Border Measures and the Draft Customs Act

Asia IP

Intellectual property owners receive significant benefits from the border measures that are carried out by Customs officers in Thailand. More than a million pieces of counterfeit products are stopped from entering and being distributed in the local Thai market each year, and these products are also prevented from being transshipped to other countries. This article examines the regulatory framework under which seizures take place, the standard process for seizing goods, and the forthcoming amendments to the Customs Act. 

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