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Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Seizures

Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods threatens America’s innovation economy, the competitiveness of our businesses, the livelihoods of U.S. workers, and, in some cases, national security and the health and safety of consumers.  To combat the entry of counterfeit and pirated goods into America, CBP targets and seizes imports of counterfeit and pirated goods, and enforces exclusion orders on patent-infringing and other IPR violative goods.

The dangers of buying counterfeit products aren’t always obvious to consumers. Particularly, when shopping online, beware of counterfeit goods.  Fake goods can lead to real dangers. For more information, visit "The Truth Behind Counterfeits".

The IPR seizures in this dashboard are updated quarterly.

To access the data used to build this dashboard, please visit the CBP Data Portal

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IPR Seizures

  • Last Modified: August 15, 2022