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Intellectual Property Rights
Seizure Statistics
Fiscal Year 2014
Disclaimer: The information contained this report does not constitute the official trade statistics the
United States. The statistics, and the projections based upon those statistics, are not intended used for
economic analysis, and are provided for the purpose establishing U.S. Department Homeland Security
workload.
Executive Summary
Products that infringe U.S. trademarks, copyrights, and patents threaten the health and safety
American consumers, our economy, and our national security. U.S. Customs and Border Protection
(CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
continued Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) enforcement against these illicit imports mitigates the
financial and welfare risk. Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 the number IPR seizures decreased nearly 23,140 from 24,361
2013. The manufacturer suggested retail price (MSRP) the goods had they been genuine
decreased 30% $1,226,347,540.
Tactical interagency collaboration with the HSI-led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination
Center (IPR Center) resulted 683 arrests, with 454 indictments and 461 convictions.
Each year, more than million maritime containers arrive our seaports. land borders, another million arrive truck and million rail. Through air travel arrives additional quarter billion
more cargo, postal, and express consignment packages. The agencies within the Department
Homeland Security remain vigilant targeting shipments posing risk the American people.
Year Review
Ensuring the protection the health and safety consumers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (HSI),
identified and acted upon the significant development counterfeit water filtration parts being
sold unknowing American users. 2014 efforts resulted more than 32,000 water filtration
articles being intercepted.
There was increase both the number and MSRP auto parts seizures. The number
seizures increased more than 83% from 118 seizures 2013 216 2014 and the MSRP
increased 66% from $4.1 million 2013 $6.8 million 2014. These additional seizures
included greater diversity auto parts seized compared previous fiscal years, e.g., fuel
injectors, rearview mirrors, gauges, valves, motor oil, and tachometers.
Continuing the success Operation Home Plate and conducted 2013 focusing major
sports league apparel, Operation Home Plate III resulted 436 seizures totaling $2.6 million MSRP.
Operation BeatsBody, focusing consumer electronics well integrated circuits resulted 234
seizures totaling $1.5 million MSRP. addition, 144 shipments circumvention devices were seized for violation the Digital
Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
Year Review Year Seizure Totals
Number Seizures increased enforcement focus
semiconductors and the safety and security
risks they present, resulted increase
seizures from 2013 2014.
Watches and jewelry overtook first place the
largest commodity classification value. Due increased outreach and education, battery
seizures increased 64% from 221 2013
362 2014.
30000
Wearing apparel and accessories, category,
continues the number one commodity
classification based number seizures.
Among trading partners, Canada moved into
the Top seized MSRP value and Top
total number seizures.
25000
20000
15000
10000
5000
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
Fiscal Year 2014
Watches/Jewelry
Handbags/Wallets
Consumer Electronics/Parts
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
Footwear
Computer Accessories
Labels/Tags
Optical Media
Toys
All Other Commodities
Fiscal Year 2013
Handbags/Wallets
Watches/Jewelry
Consumer Electronics/Parts
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
Footwear
Computers/Accessories
Labels/Tags
Optical Media
Toys
All Other Commodities
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price 2014
Percent
Commodity
MSRP 2013 Total*
Percent
Commodity
MSRP Total*
Watches/Jewelry
375,397,333
31%
Handbags/Wallets
700,177,456
40%
Handbags/Wallets
342,031,595
28%
Watches/Jewelry
502,836,275
29%
Consumer Electronics/Parts
162,209,441
13%
Consumer Electronics/Parts
145,866,526
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
113,686,295
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
116,150,041
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
72,939,399
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
79,636,801
Footwear
49,522,859
Footwear
54,886,032
Computers/Accessories
26,652,422
Computers/Accessories
47,731,513
Optical Media
18,780,989
Labels/Tags
41,768,528
Labels/Tags
17,675,452
Optical Media
26,830,902
Toys
8,178,351
Toys
8,794,285
All Other Commodities
39,273,404
All Other Commodities
18,837,223
Total 2014 MSRP 1,226,347,540
Total 2013 MSRP 1,743,515,581
Number Seizures
23,140
Less than
Number Seizures
24,361
Less than
Number Seizures
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2013
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
Consumer Electronics
Consumer Electronics
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
Handbags/Wallets
Handbags/Wallets
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
Footwear
Watches/Jewelry
Watches/Jewelry
Footwear
Optical Media
Optical Media
Computers/Accessories
Computers/Accessories
Labels/Tags
Labels/Tags
Toys
Sporting Goods
All Other Commodities
All Other Commodities
Number Seizures 2014
Number
Percent 2013
Number
Percent
Commodity Seizures Total*
Commodity Seizures Total*
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
7,922
28%
Wearing Apparel/Accessories
9,894
35%
Consumer Electronics
6,610
24%
Consumer Electronics
5,656
20%
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
2,417
Handbags/Wallets
2,223
Handbags/Wallets
2,221
Pharmaceuticals/Personal Care
2,215
Footwear
1,961
Watches/Jewelry
1,729
Watches/Jewelry
1,937
Footwear
1,683
Optical Media
1,552
Optical Media
1,409
Computers/Accessories
906
Computers/Accessories
1,062
Labels/Tags
540
Labels/Tags
788
Toys
303
Sporting Goods
266
Less than
1,723
All Other Commodities
1,287
Number Seizures
28,212*
All Other Commodities
Number Seizures
28,092* Seizures can contain multiple commodities
Source Economies Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2013
China
China
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Canada
India
India
Korea
United Arab Emirates
Singapore
Taiwan
Vietnam
Singapore
Taiwan
Korea
Great Britain
Vietnam
Bangladesh
Kenya
Pakistan
All Other Economies
All Other Economies
Source Economies Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price 2014
Percent
Trading Partner 2013 Total
MSRP
Trading Partner
Percent
MSRP Total
China
772,629,008
63%
China
1,180,919,064
68%
Hong Kong
310,437,365
25%
Hong Kong
437,538,041
25%
Canada
12,460,242
India
20,683,669
India
5,540,652
Less than
Korea
6,308,434
Less than
United Arab Emirates
3,791,268
Less than
Singapore
5,065,398
Less than
Taiwan
3,081,838
Less than
Vietnam
4,406,367
Less than
Singapore
2,538,079
Less than
Taiwan
3,975,422
Less than
Korea
2,514,596
Less than
Great Britain
2,421,034
Less than
Vietnam
2,422,050
Less than
Bangladesh
1,914,318
Less than
Kenya
2,292,982
Less than
Pakistan
1,335,728
Less than
All Others
108,639,461
All Others
78,948,105
Total 2014 MSRP
1,226,347,540
Total 2013 MSRP
1,743,515,581
Number Seizures
23,140
Number Seizures
24,361
Shipping Environments
Number Seizures
MSRP (in millions)
14,000
$1,200
12,000
$1,000
10,000
$800
8,000
$600
6,000
$400
2014
4,000
2014
$200
2013
2,000
2013 any given year, approximately ten percent all seizures cannot categorized express, mail cargo.
The other seizures represent investigations Homeland Security Investigations, exports, passenger
baggage, other enforcement situations.
Shipping Environments
Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (in millions)
2013
2014
Express
$364.60
$319.90
Mail
$76.50
$64.10
Cargo
$1,100.00
$592.50
Other
$202.40
$249.70
Total
$1,743.50
$1,226.20
Mail
8,558
7,300
Cargo
1,654
1,423
Other
2,953
1,794
Total
24,361
23,140
Number Seizures
2013
2014
Express
11,196
12,623