États-Unis d'Amérique
Droit d'auteur et droits connexes
5. 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 Article 46 and 61, and the manner in which the grant of civil provisional relief is provided in accordance with TRIPS Article 50. Please also explain how civil damages are measured in the case of computer program infringement and when and how attorney’s fees and court costs are awarded.
It is the UK's understanding that questions relating to the enforcement of intellectual property rights are to be considered later in the scrutiny process. Nevertheless, we would refer you to the UK's response to the checklist on enforcement which will be circulated shortly for details on the enforcement of intellectual property rights in the UK. Should you require any further clarification or if you have any follow-up questions then we would be pleased to discuss them on a bilateral basis or later in the scrutiny process when issues relating to enforcement are addressed.