US Customs & Borders



U.S. Customs and border protection recordation of intellectual property rights. Mr. Darville has assisted several clients in recording their core intellectual property rights (IPR) with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to facilitate the seizure and impoundment of infringing and counterfeit goods at the U.S. ports of entry. Brocadiant Legal provides the following CBP related services for its clients:

  • Recording trademarks and copyrights with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • Renewing CBP Recordation of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Educating CBP personnel regarding infringing goods at the border

Recording intellectual property rights with CBP is a critical component of IP protection. Significantly, enforcement of recorded trademarks and copyrights takes precedence over those that are not recorded with CBP.