Federal Register | Privacy Act of 1974; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; DHS/CBP-004-Intellectual Property Rights e-Recordation and Search Systems, System of Records

In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection proposes to establish a new system of records titled, “U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS/CBP-004-Intellectual Property Rights e-Recordation and Search Systems System of Records.” This system of records allows the Department and CBP to collect and maintain records on copyrights, trademarks, and trade names that the respective owners have applied to have recorded with CBP. … The cited sections provide that intellectual property rights owners may submit information to CBP to enable CBP officials to identify infringing articles at the borders and prevent the importation of counterfeit or pirated merchandise. …

More at Federal Register.

See docket DHS-2012-0034 at Regulations.gov.

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