The global reach of coun-terfeiters and the accelerating speed at which they work means that the federal enforcement agencies must form a stronger partnership with the intellectual property industry, a top U.S. security official said.
Julie Myers, assistant secretary of Homeland Security for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, touted that message in New York last week. She was in the city to meet with members of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition, a multi-industry intellectual property protection group. Joined by the group’s president, Robert Barchiesi, Myers spoke with reporters about the state of the counterfeiting business and her agency’s efforts to combat it.
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