Counterfeiting and Trade Offences Committee

Mandate

  1. To focus on and review areas of concern in relation to counterfeiting, trade offenses and the Competition Act as they impact on intellectual property law.
  2. To liaise with other anti-counterfeiting organizations including the RCMP, Canada Customs & Revenue Agency and the Department of Justice. We also monitor and to participate in the development of an integrated approach towards the enforcement of intellectual property rights violations.
  3. To examine the possibility of legislation to prevent the blatant copying of foreign products and trade-marks.
  4. To meet regularly, by conference call or otherwise.
  5. To provide comment and advice to the Section Executive on counterfeiting, trade offenses and Competition Act matters.
  6. To participate and assist in professional development projects.