Wednesday, 17 February 2010
DOJ announces new Intellectual Property Task Force
US Attorney General Eric Holder has announced the formation of a new Task Force on Intellectual Property. The Task Force will be chaired by Acting Deputy Attorney General Gary Grindler and includes Associate Attorney General Thomas Perrelli, and representatives from the Criminal Division, Civil Division, Antitrust Division, Office of Legal Policy, Office of Justice Programs, Attorney General’s Advisory Committee, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the FBI. According to the press release, the Task Force is part of a Department-wide initiative to confront the growing number of domestic and international intellectual property (IP) crimes.