Estados Unidos de América
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
13. Please explain the basis for calculating the security or equivalent assurance stipulated in Article 53 of the TRIPS Agreement that the competent authorities may require an applicant when they suspend the release into free circulation.
Section 113.11 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations authorizes port directors to determine the appropriate type of bond and the amount. The amount of the bond is based upon consideration of factors set out in 19 C.F.R. § 133.13.