Enforcement of IP Rights at Canada’s Border – Protecting Businesses from Counterfeit Imports


Many IP rights holders have been active in preventing the importation of counterfeit products under the Request for Assistance (RFA) Program of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). Case studies will illustrate some of the most effective ways to make this program work. Hear how CBSA, a practitioner and a licensed private investigator are using the regime successfully.


Becky Illson-Skinner Canada Border Services Agency
David Lipkus Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
Daryl Somes Backlit Resource Group Inc.


 Lorne Lipkus Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP

Continuing Professional Development

This program is eligible for up to 1 Substantive Hour.

Law Society of Ontario1
Barreau du Québec*1
Law Society of British Columbia1
Law Society of Saskatchewan**
Law Society of Manitoba1
Law Society of Alberta1
New York State CLE Board1

* Barreau du Québec: As of May 1, 2019, Barreau members are responsible to determine if a CPD activity meets the Barreau’s CPD criteria.

** An application for accreditation of the session will be submitted upon request by a participant



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