U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum to combat the sale of counterfeit goods on the Internet, the White House press office reported on October 13.
“Distribution of counterfeit goods violates the intellectual property rights of U.S. companies, undermines their competitiveness and harms workers in the U.S.,” – said in a statement by the American leader.
The Ministry of Homeland Security has been instructed to confiscate such products.
The president also ordered the agency to issue the highest possible fines under the law against online sellers who are involved in the importation of counterfeit goods in the U.S…
In addition, Trump instructed to prepare the relevant law within 120 days for consideration in Congress.
In May, the Associated Press agency wrote that counterfeit medical respiratory masks N95 were delivered to the U.S. against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.