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News article26 October 2021

Parallel Import Enforcement in Southeast Asia

Parallel imports—branded goods imported into a domestic market and sold there without the consent of the intellectual property (IP) owner—pose a unique challenge for IP owners. In contrast to counterfeit goods, parallel imported goods are manufactured by or under the license of the IP owner and formulated or packaged for a particular jurisdiction and then imported into a different jurisdiction without the authorization of the IP owner.

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26 October 2021