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Economic Consequences of IPR Infringements - Pesticide Sector in the EU

Economic Consequences of IPR Infringements - Pesticide Sector in the EU

Pesticides are necessary for each nation’s food security. The pesticide sector in the EU has been dealing with a counterfeit pesticide issue. A study by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has unveiled the massive and far reaching economic consequences of IPR infringement in the pesticide sector in the European Union (EU). Governments, private companies, and employees are all affected. Counterfeit pesticides have a tremendous effect on the pesticide industry in the EU. Billions of euros are lost annually by the industry. Governments also lost hundreds of millions of euros as an effect. And tens of thousands of jobs are also lost.

Industries: Food & Beverages
Country / Region: European Union

06/21/2017

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