19 CFR 133.44 - Decision of disputed claim of infringement.

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§ 133.44 Decision of disputed claim of infringement.

(a)Claim of infringement sustained. Upon determination by the Commissioner of Customs or his designee that the detained article forwarded in accordance with § 133.43(c)(1) is an infringing copy, the port director shall seize the imported article and institute forfeiture proceedings in accordance with part 162 of this chapter. The bond of the copyright owner shall be returned.

(b)Denial of infringement sustained. Upon determination by the Commissioner of Customs or his designee that the detained article forwarded in accordance with § 133.43(c)(1) is not an infringing copy, the port director shall release all detained merchandise and transmit the copyright owner's bond to the importer.

[T.D. 87-40, 52 FR 9476, Mar. 25, 1987, as amended by T.D. 97-30, 62 FR 19493, Apr. 22, 1997]

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  • 2017-01-17; vol. 82 # 10 - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    1. 82 FR 4800 - Donations of Technology and Support Services To Enforce Intellectual Property Rights
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Comments must be received on or before March 3, 2017.
      19 CFR Part 133

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  • 2016-12-20; vol. 81 # 244 - Tuesday, December 20, 2016
    1. 81 FR 92978 - Regulatory Implementation of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
      Interim final rule.
      Effective date: This interim rule is effective January 19, 2017. Comment date: Written comments must be submitted on or before January 19, 2017.
      19 CFR Parts 4, 7, 10, 11, 12, 24, 54, 101, 102, 103, 113, 132, 133, 134, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 151, 152, 158, 159, 161-163, 173, 174, 176 and 181