OTTAWA, June 6, 2011 /CNW/ - When you buy counterfeit goods, you support criminal activity, drug trafficking, organized crime and gang violence.
On June 6th, in Toronto, the Canadian Intellectual Property Council (CIPC), an Intellectual Property (IP) lobby group under the banner of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will shed light on the massive problem of counterfeiting and IP theft and urge the Canadian government to take action to prevent trade in these goods. It's estimated that the annual economic impact of counterfeit goods in Canada is $30 billion.
For full article, please see Canadian Intellectual Property Council
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