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CropLife Asia Promotes Anti-counterfeit Coordination with Government

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in News Releases |

Customs, Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement and Counterfeiting workshop organized by US and Singapore Government Singapore, 17 March 2016 – CropLife Asia took part in the third country training program initiated by the US Commercial Law Development Program underway this week at Singapore’s IP Academy.  Supported by the US Department of State and Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the five-day long workshop brings together experts from the US and the global private sector to talk and share on the trends and practices in intellectual property rights enforcement. Dr. Siang Hee...

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Counterfeiting and Intellectual Property

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in |

Counterfeiting Counterfeiting of plant science products is a growing problem. The volume of counterfeit products, such as pesticides, bears a range of detrimental effects for the industry, farmers, national economies and the environment. The negative impact of counterfeits includes: Economic risk for the farmer; potential loss of harvest due to use of an ineffective counterfeit product Discouragement to honest local entrepreneurs from investing in legitimate product development Hampering of investment, employment, technology transfer and tax revenues The use of illegal products may lead to...

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