Day: August 4, 2011

UK to get even tougher with IP crimeUK to get even tougher with IP crime



Yesterday, the UK Government released a number of proposals to modernise the UK’s intellectual property laws. One of the reports is dedicated to outlining The UK IP Crime Strategy. The rational for the strategy is clear: counterfeiting and piracy are of concern both as a barrier to growth and because of the wider ills to which they have been linked, which include dangerous goods, online fraud and serious organised crime.

The report recognized that “The key technology for IP infringement is the internet.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-08-04Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2011-08-04