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TransAtlantic IPR Portal

Contact Enforcement Authorities

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) IPR Help Desk

If you have questions about procedures for IPR enforcement at U.S. borders or wish to provide information on IPR infringing goods that may be entering the United States, contact the IPR Help Desk at (562) 980-3119 ext. 252, or via email at

Intellectual Property Rights e-Recordation (IPRR) in U.S.

U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s (CBP) on-line recordation allows owners of rights recorded in the United States to electronically record their trademarks and copyrights with CBP.  E-recordation makes IPR information readily available to CBP personnel, facilitating IPR seizures by CBP.
See also: IPR product identification training guidelines

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) IPR Attorney Consultations

To request information on CBP’s recordation program or to obtain an infringement determination, contact the IPR & Restricted Merchandise Branch at (202) 325-0020, or via email at

U.S. IPR Seizure Statistics

Information on the number and type of intellectual property seizures made at the U.S. border.


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