Estados Unidos de América
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
10. Please explain the measures to protect confidential information in the course of the inspection stipulated in Article 57 of the TRIPS Agreement. And please indicate provisions of laws and ordinances which prescribe such measures.
Customs regulations governing the treatment of confidential information are contained in Part 103 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Customs employees can be subject to disciplinary action within the Service or held liable for the improper disclosure of confidential information under 18 U.S.C. § 1905 (the Trade Secrets Act), 40 U.S.C. § 759 (the Computer Security Act of 1987, and 5 U.S.C. § 552a (the Privacy Act).