IPEG enforces IPRs of APEC genuine products
Agencia Peruana De Noticias – 25 February 2008

ANDINA, PERU: The APEC Intellectual Property Rights Expert’s Group (IPEG) will develop an administrative system for the enforcement of the intellectual property rights (IPR) of the holders of traditional knowledge, innovations and culture living in the APEC region. The initiative seeks to provide effective measures to prevent piracy and counterfeiting of genuine APEC products and avoid its negative long-run consequences for economic growth and jobs. In terms of outcomes, the Chair of APEC Intellectual Property Rights Experts’ Group, Mr. Sivakant Tiwari, said that one of the pursued goals is to ensure better practices in the trade of these products. “This system will also deepen integration among the APEC member economies”, he added. Read the article…