Estados Unidos de América
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
11. Please explain the procedures of detentions and seizures to be ordered by the competent authorities based on Articles 51 and 55 of the TRIPS Agreement.
Procedures governing seizures and detentions are described in 19 C.F.R. §§ 133.21 through 133.24 for trademarks and 19 C.F.R. §§ 133.42 through 133.47 for copyrights. The final provisions regarding forfeiture and assessment of liquidated damages in connection with both trademarks and copyrights are contained in 19 C.F.R. §§ 133.51 through 133.53.