Tackling the import of counterfeit products through border measures

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As Sri Lanka is situated in an area where many international business and trade transactions take place – particularly in regard to trade relations between the European Union, the United States and the emerging economies of East Asia – many goods pass through Sri Lankan ports, through various channels of commerce. Among these transactions, a significant number of counterfeit products are often moved within and outside Sri Lanka. Therefore, the protection of IP rights at border crossings is vital to brand and copyright owners in order to safeguard their IP rights and sustain their businesses.


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