To provide for the exchange of information related to trade enforcement, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Foreign Counterfeit Merchandise Prevention Act''.
SEC. 2. EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION RELATED TO TRADE ENFORCEMENT.
Section 1905 of title 18, United States Code, is amended-- (1) by striking ``Whoever'' and inserting ``(a) In General.--Whoever''; and (2) by adding at the end the following: ``(b) Provision of Information Relating to Merchandise Presented to Customs.--It shall not be a violation of this section for an officer or employee of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, upon detention and thereafter, to provide to the owner of a copyright or a registered mark, or to any person who may be injured by a violation of section 1201 of title 17-- ``(1) any information appearing on the merchandise, including its retail packaging, ``(2) a sample of the merchandise and its retail packaging, or ``(3) digital images of the merchandise and its retail packaging, as it was presented to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, without redaction, whether imported into or exported from the United States, or attempted to be exported from the United States, for purposes of determining whether the merchandise or its retail packaging infringes the copyright, bears or consists of a counterfeit mark of the registered mark, or is in violation of section 1201 of title 17, as the case...