United States of America
Finland
Copyright and Related Rights
11. Please explain the criminal and civil remedies available for copyright infringement and the extent to which they fully implement the obligations in TRIPS Articles 41, 45, 50 and 61. In the response, please specify, inter alia, whether these remedies may include the seizure, forfeiture and destruction of infringing articles and equipment used to make the infringing articles, as required by Articles 46 and 61, and the manner in which the grant of civil provisional relief is provided in accordance with TRIPS Article 50.
The remedies available for copyright infringement have been described in detail in the Checklist of Issues on Enforcement. The criminal and civil remedies available fulfil the mentioned obligations in TRIPS. Enforcement provisions of the TRIPS Agreement will be reviewed separately in the second half of 1997.