How CBP Can Help Protect Intellectual Property Rights
CBP can detain and seize imported goods which violate intellectual property rights in the United States. As an intellectual property right owner, you can partner with CBP to help protect your registered and recorded rights. There are several steps you can take which can help protect your intellectual property.
Step 1: Read these publications which explain how to work with CBP to protect your intellectual property.
CBP Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights--Informed Compliance Publication (pdf)
Step 4: Provide updated information to CBP so that CBP knows about changes to your products, intellectual property or contact information (IPRS).
Step 5: Submit any information to CBP that you have regarding suspect shipments or parties through e-Allegations.