Estados Unidos de América
Observancia de los derechos de propiedad intelectual
15. Please explain what kind of cases are regarded as "the exceptional circumstances" in which the competent authorities may allow re-exportation of counterfeit trademark goods stipulated in Article 59 of the TRIPS Agreement.
Counterfeit trademarked goods may not be reexported. The Anti-counterfeiting Consumer Protection Act of 1996 amended 17 U.S.C. 603(c) to prevent re-export of copyright-infringing goods.