Committee description

The Anti-Counterfeiting Committee has a broad agenda which includes the analysis and discussion of legislation and practical enforcement techniques in relation with the fight against counterfeiting and piracy, mainly at European Union level, the sharing of experience amongst EU and non-EU Committee members for the establishment of best practises on the fight against counterfeiting and piracy, support and lobbying for the adoption of the most effective legal anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy measures in the framework of the E.U, through meetings with various authorities and the submission of Position Papers and a follow up on the proposals on anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy legislation by the E.U. Commission and other competent authorities and submission of comments and suggestions. The work of the Committee includes the cooperation with other international organisations, representation and promotion of ECTA’s visibility at International Forums in the field of anti-counterfeiting. and a brief up-to-date review (tour de table – orally and in writing) of national anti-counterfeiting developments during ECTA meetings.