[INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY] What if Customs decided to no longer defend your brands in France…

In France, Cus­toms plays an impor­tant role in the fight against coun­ter­feit­ing, par­tic­u­lar­ly through cus­toms with­hold­ing. In prac­tice, increas­ing­ly brand hold­ers pass off the cost, risk, and respon­si­bil­i­ty for the fight against coun­ter­feit­ing of their brands onto the cus­toms admin­is­tra­tion. Cus­toms often serves as a relay for eco­nom­ic enti­ties, when they don’t want to take…