DOC Seeks Comments on Counterfeit and Pirated Goods

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 7/11/19 5:00 PM

On July 10, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced in a Federal Register Notice (FRN) they are seeking comments on the trafficking of counterfeit and pirated goods through on-line third-party markets, along with recommendations on reducing them.

All comments must be submitted online through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at and should use Docket No. DOC-2019-0003. The Department of Homeland Security will use the comments in preparation for a report to the President, as part of the Presidential Memorandum on “Combating Trafficking in Counterfeit and Pirated Goods.”

The comments must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, July 29, 2019. The DOC directs any additional questions to Raquel Cohen at or by phone at (202) 482-4146.


The FRN may be found here:

Topics: DOC, Counterfeit