Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fred Paliani, President of AFTA and General Counsel to Quality King, Sends Industry Members a Personal Letter

Alfred Paliani, President of the American Free Trade Association and General Counsel of Quality King Distributors , sent a personal letter today to Industry Members describing the current State of the Industry. “On March 19, 2013, the Supreme Court decided more »

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4th Circuit holds that an Altered Genuine Product is Not Counterfeit Pursuant to 18 U.SC. §2320

In U.S. v Cone, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals held that the exceptions to the definition of a counterfeit trademark found in 18 U.S.C. §2320 prevent a finding of criminally trafficking in counterfeit goods if a genuine mark is applied to a more »

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals – April 2013 – U.S. v. Cone

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S 662 CBP Reauthorization Bill – Congress is again looking to expand CBP’s authority to disclose importer information to Rights Holders

On March 22, 2013, Senator Max Baucus of Montana, introduced the “‘Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Reauthorization Act of 2013” (click here to see full text of bill as introduced S 662).  Among other provisions, the legislation seeks to further augment more »

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