- Contract Packaging
- Leaders in Packaging
- Calendar of Events
Alert: Packaging World now enhanced for the iPad and iPhone. Watch a quick video preview
Article | April 30, 2005
Anticounterfeiting bill moves forward
A house subcommittee passed “The Stop Counterfeiting in Manufactured Goods Act” that increases penalties for distributing counterfeit goods. It grants trademark owners remedies already enjoyed by copyright and trade-secret holders.
The Grocery Manufacturers of America, which strongly supports the bill, noted that counterfeit goods often include brand-name foods, beverages, and consumer products. Such counterfeiting results in loss of consumer trust and an estimated $200 to $250 billion in lost sales annually.
E-BOOK SPECIAL REPORT
42 Best Package Designs
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!