How Canadian legislators can fight against counterfeits

Public safety and national security demand action to put in place a legislative and law-enforcement regime capable of eliminating and containing counterfeit to the highest degree possible.

Law and order agenda: Public Safety Minister Vic Toews, pictured with Justice Minister Rob Nicholson. Consider this: CBSA does not have the legislative authority to seize and destroy counterfeits. Prosecution by the Crown is prejudiced by the lack of criminal dispositions in the Trade Marks Act, write Daniel S. Drapeau and Michel W. Drapeau.Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times

By Daniel S. Drapeau

PUBLISHED :Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 8:34 PM

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