China is #1 source of counterfeit goods
China is #1 one source country for counterfeit and pirated goods, accounting for 62% ($124.7m) of the total domestic seizures.
Intellectual property (IP) contributes enormously to our national and state economies. Dozens of industries across our economy rely on the adequate enforcement of their patents, trademarks, and copyrights, while consumers use IP to ensure they are purchasing safe, guaranteed products. We believe IP rights are worth protecting, both domestically and abroad.