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A national intellectual property crime threat assessment, 2005 to 2008 : Évaluation nationale des menaces concernant la criminalité liée à la propriété intellectuelle, 2005 à 2008

2010

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The depressed economy and the availability of such goods may play a role in the increasing demand for counterfeit and pirated products. [...] A deceptive market refers to the instance where a consumer is unaware that the product is counterfeit and is deceived into believing that the item is genuine. [...] In Canada, Copyright is criminally protected under the Copyright Act, and under the newly enacted (2007) s.432 of the Criminal Code, which pertains to the unauthorized recording of a movie. [...] Section 380 pertains to the general offence of fraud, whereas s.406 pertains to the offence of forging a trademark, s.408 to passing off wares, s.409 to possessing the instruments to forge a trademark, and s.410 to defacing or concealing a trademark without the consent of the rightsholder. [...] Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative (APGCI),10 the marine transportation of containerized cargo from the Asia-Pacific Region, the main source of counterfeit goods imported into Canada, has increased and is predicted to continue to increase as the initiative develops.

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government crime civil law common law piracy (copyright) criminal law government information law law enforcement trademark ipr crime, law and justice copyright act of canada classified information civil law (common law) pacific mall rightsholder counterfeits and counterfeiting

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